Forgot to mention if you download emulators/petitecloud please let us know
so we can have a rough user count

On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 2:08 AM, Aryeh Friedman <>wrote:

> emulators/petitecloud is a thin frontend to bhyve and, in future versions,
> additional Hyper-V's.   We have just submitted a PR containing the port so
> it might take a while for it to be available in your local ports tree.  In
> the meantime, you can get it from
>         emulators/petitecloud is now pre-alpha in quality, so please keep
> the following limitations in mind:
>         1. No input validation is performed.
>         2. No resource limits are enforced.
>         3. No attempt is made to resolve conflicting data.  (For example,
> using the same "disk" or block device for two instances is known to freeze
> up the host.)
>         4. emulators/petitecloud does not yet support multiple network or
> storage devices (although bhyve does support them)
>         5. Full instance control is not supported yet.  Instances can be
> created, but cannot yet be stopped, re-started or deleted via
> emulators/petitecloud  itself.  (However, instances can be killed from the
> process table and deleted manually from the config file
> (/usr/local/etc/petitecloud/instances).)
>         6. In the included web GUI (by design all GUI commands have
> commmand line equivelents and vice versa) there is no CSS yet, so as to
> allow our web designer a freer hand.
>         We plan to fix the above issues in future versions.  In the
> meantime, what we want to know in the test is:
>         1. What areas need the most improvements and what specific
> suggestions you have for them
>         2. Attempt to use on as wide a range of hardware as possible
> (within the limits of what bhyve supports)
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