I also made a step-by step setup using zvols based on Michael Dexter's
scripts. Maybe they will be usefull if you trying to understand  or improve
the scripts in the future. Check it out in .

 Marcos Alves

2012/12/30 Alfred Perlstein <>

> Hello,
> I only have 1 really fast machine, so I've decided to give bhyve a whirl
> and try to do -stable development inside of a bhyve instance.
> The problem I'm having is that:
> 1) the 9.1-RELEASE image does not seem to boot because it can not mount
> the rootfs (iso).  I think this may be due to missing virtualization
> modules.
> 2) building release iso from 9-stable, while it has the klds needed, the
> image seems to causes the hypervisor to exit.
> I feel as if I'm missing something?   Maybe I need a special client
> kernel?  Maybe I need to patch my guest sources?
> How can I get a 9.1-stable instance running?
> I've attached the log from attempting to boot a 9-stable iso.  Any tips on
> this?
> The "10.x" image provided on Neel's www dir ->
> **neel/bhyve/new/release.iso<>works
>  provided I run this in loader:
> load virtio
> load virtio_pci
> load virtio_blk
> load if_vtnet
> set kern.hz="100"
> set hw.pci.enable_msix="0"
> set hw.pci.honor_msi_blacklist="0"
> set bootverbose="1"
> I'm just wondering if I can run -stable somehow under bhyve.
> thank you,
> -Alfred
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