Well, in all honesty, getting vm managers to kvm equivalents ( ie virt-manager ) should not be a goal. virt-manager and friends are terrible. Please envision something better!
Where it is hosted and what language it is written in doesn't really matter. Just my 2 cents. Best regards Andreas On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 4:36 PM, Trent Thompson <trentnthomp...@gmail.com> wrote: > Going back to the original message in the thread, yes, I think the more the > merrier. > I created iohyve to solve a problem I had. I wanted to store my bhyve VM's > in ZFS. > Matt C. created vm-bhyve to solve the problem of storing VM's in a manager > that didn't use ZFS. > Matt and I have traded ideas back and forth even though we maintain > different managers. > I think that is the most important thing we need to focus on, working > together to get bhyve at the same level as KVM and other hypervisors. > > Throw it up on Github so we can prod and poke at it. I don't know much > about C, but I am always willing to learn. > > -Trent (@pr1ntf) > > On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 2:47 AM, Matt Churchyard via freebsd-virtualization > < > email@example.com> wrote: > > > > 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. > > > > Matt > > _______________________________________________ > > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > > https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > > freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"