Hi Sergey,

Yes, it is clear how to do at boot time. I'd like to be able to change
it AFTER the guest is up and running.

bhyve doesn't offer any type of dynamic device reconfiguration at the moment.

By the way, for Windows guest I'm using AHCI, not virtio (per the

... -s 4,ahci-cd,$CD ...

I don't see any device created (I'm not sure what's the possible name though).

It should be a 'D' drive. Appended is a list from a w2k16 VM, with a FreeBSD ISO on the ahci-cd drive (so it isn't bootable). You can also view this graphically using Windows Administrative Tools -> System Information -> Components -> CDROM.




Microsoft DiskPart version 10.0.10514

Copyright (C) 1999-2013 Microsoft Corporation. On computer: WIN2016

DISKPART> list volume

Volume ### Ltr Label Fs Type Size Status Info ---------- --- ----------- ----- ---------- ------- --------- -------- Volume 0 D 11_0_CURREN CDFS CD-ROM 211 MB Healthy Volume 1 C Windows NTFS Partition 29 GB Healthy Boot Volume 2 FAT32 Partition 400 MB Healthy System

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