>> Hello! >> >> Couple months ago I started writing a bhyve management tool in C for >> our startup, in preparation for migration to FreeBSD for our servers. >> The goal was to be able to create, drop, and auto-start/stop/restart >> VMs, individually or all at once, and provide a plugin infrastructure >> to expose some metrics / errors for reporting and aggregation. More >> importantly it would detect errors/failures, report them and attempt >> to restart the VM per assigned policy. >> >> The effort stalled due to some high priority work that crept in. >> However, I am planning on restarting soon and wanted to check if >> there was a need for something like this. I ran across Michael >> Dexter's vmrc, and although its shell based, it does provide quite a >> bit of features that we were looking for. There's also iohyve. And I >> heard Peter and Neel are working on something as well. If there is >> interest, this would be open sourced from the start. Or if there is >> an existing effort that addresses these problems, I would love to >> contribute to that project. >> >> Thoughts, comments, concerns, please share. >> > >> vm-bhyve is most mature to this point IME, just don't use the ports >> version. > >> Adam > > Thanks Adam :) > > I could do with updating the port. Unfortunately this is my first > porting experience so not exactly sure of the 'correct' channel to go > through to get things updated. It took 2 months for my original port > request to be addressed and I'm not sure re-opening that bug is the > right way to do it. > > If anyone uses the port, the error that gets printed when running 'vm > init' can be completely ignored. It's just trying to load any existing > virtual switches from the switch configuration file, and complaining > that the switch configuration file doesn't exist. Apart from that and > a few newer features/tweaks, I don't think there's anything > particularly show-stopping about the current port/package if people > prefer installing it that way to downloading from GitHub. > > Of course it would still be interesting to see a "real" bhyve > management tool (possibly even an official one) written in C. > >to update an existing port, create a PR with the patch to update it, and then >wait. If a committer doesn't grab it within a reasonable time, post to >freebsd-ports to get their >attention.
>Do run poudriere testport and provide the output. >-- >Larry Rosenman http://www.lerctr.org/~ler ------- >Hi Matt, >if you need someone to help you updating the port and get it committed, drop >me a line and I'll help. >Lars Hi Lars, Larry Thanks both for your help. Once I'm sure I won't be making any changes 5 minutes after submitting it, and don't have any other silly bugs scaring new users I will submit a PR. Matt _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"