On 2014-10-21 21:07, Manas wrote:
> I have experienced something similar on a Gentoo guest. It boots fine but I 
> don't get a login prompt at the end of the boot process. I am interested in 
> learning a solution to this. I have a 14.04.1 Ubuntu guest‎ and a Debian 
> guest (latest version) that work fine and present me with a login prompt.
> Manas
> On BlackBerry
>   Original Message  
> From: Cory Smelosky
> Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 8:21 PM
> To: freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: moving from virtualbox to bhyve - SOLVED
> On Wed, 22 Oct 2014, John wrote:
>>> with ctrl-c for example.
>> I was so busy waiting for the login screen from the console that I'd failed
>> to notice it *HAD* actually booted. I found this out by trying
>> to ssh to it for the hell of it. dmesg showed things were normal.
>> My console, though, looks like this: http://tinyurl.com/q4a3t4e
>> The ubuntu is 13.10 with security patches.
> I am unsure as to what the console device should be for bhyve, but that's 
> likely what your problem is. Getty or systemd or whatever it is now is 
> probably not launching a console on the correct device?
>> cheers

Just like when the same thing happens on FreeBSD, the issue is that the
console output is not being directed to the serial port.

You must configure the OS as if it was running on a machine with no
video card, only a serial port.

Allan Jude

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