On 08/14/2017 11:42, Panagiotes Mousikides wrote:
> I am working on the FreeBSD test suite, and need to create an image
> file from source.  How can I do that?
> I need to run something similar to make installkernel && make
> installworld with an image file as the target, such that the end
> result is a ready-made FreeBSD system that can be started up with
> bhyve.  How can I do that, including creating the correct /etc files,
> and the correct boot code and partitioning?

See release(7), https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?release(7). The
relevant section is under virtual machine disk images and the vm-image
target. The VMFORMATS for bhyve is "raw". That will generate an image
that "just works" with vmrun.sh

Matt Joras

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