I have FreeBSD 8.4, 9.3 and 10 guests VM running under KVM (on amd64 host).
They work great with virtio disk and network.
Now I'm trying to take it to the next level:
Instead of using the bootloader inside the VM, I want to specify the kernel directly
using qemu's "-kernel" option.
Generally, the usage is supposed to be this:
kvm -drive file=freebsd.qcow2,media=disk,if=virtio,index=0 \
Where "./kernel is the FreeBSD kernel ELF file (stored as a file on the host
Using the generic "/boot/kernel/kernel" kernel does not work (VM doesn't boot
I assume that more options are needed (e.g. "-initrd" and "-append"), and
perhaps also a kernel with different options.
Does anyone have an idea of how to achieve this ?
Is rebuilding a kernel image from source with special options needed ?
Any help will be appreciated,
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