I have installed windows 10 pro as a bhyve guest on FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE
r306257M, with an i7-5930k on an ASUS X99 deluxe.
I followed the following instructions,
All is well except that
1. can't input capital letters.
Right shift key ? I believe the left should work Ok. What language
keyboard are you using ?
Depending on what your VNC client allows, a short-term workaround is
to map the right shift key to the left shift.
(this was fixed in 11-stable with r305714 but didn't make it into 11.0R)
2. windows 10 guest only sees at most 2 virtual processors no matter what
is specified with -c in the bhyve command line (I tried installation with
-c 2 and -c 8).
By default, bhyve presents vCPUs as individual CPU sockets (i.e. 1
Win10 appears to only supports 2 CPU sockets max (and 1 on home
versions), but a larger number of logical CPUs. The terminology in this
post is a bit confusing but I believe they are referring to 'physical
CPUs' as sockets:
bhyve can be configured to expose vCPUs as logical processors within a
socket using tunables that should be set before vmm.ko is loaded (or
after unload/before reload).
hw.vmm.topology.cores_per_package (defaults to 1)
hw.vmm.topology.threads_per_core ( " " )
Note that these settings are global and will be used by all VMs.
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