On 2017-10-13 11:29, Rodney W. Grimes wrote:
> 
>> Hello
>>
>> I'm trying to install Windows 2012 evaluation in bhyve. It looks like 
>> neither HDD (ahci-hd) nor CD (ahci-cd) are available.
> 
> What version of FreeBSD are you doing this on?  uname -a?
> 
>> Command is
>>
>>   /usr/sbin/bhyve  -c 2 -m 17179869184 -H -A -w -s 0:0,hostbridge    -s 
>                                            ^^^^^^^^^^^ read the manual page 
> very carefully,
> if you do not specify a unit for -m the default is to use it as megabytes, 
> this is requesting
> a VM of 17G x 10^6, or 17 x 10^15 bytes of memory, you probalby want to say
> -m 16G
> 
>> 3:0,ahci-hd,/usr/jails/jails-data/serv1c-data/dsk1.vhd,sectorsize=512 -s 
>                                                      ^^^
> bhyve does not support .vhd format disks, it supports only raw
> images, how was this file created?

You can use qemu-img or VBoxManage to convert the .vhd into a .raw so it
will work with bhyve

> 
>> 2:0,ahci-cd,/usr/jails/src/iso/windows2012.iso  -s 
>> 4:0,e1000,tap6,mac=00:a0:98:cf:ab:82 -s 5:0,virtio-rnd  -s 
>> 6,fbuf,tcp=0.0.0.0:5902,w=1024,h=768,wait -s 30,xhci,tablet -s 31,lpc -l 
>> com1,stdio -l bootrom,/usr/local/cbsd/upgrade/patch/efi.fd serv1c
>                 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> where is this bootrom from?  The officially supported firmware
> should be at /usr/local/share/uefi-firmware/BHYVE_UEFI.fd 
> 
>>
>> Only X: drive is available, seems to be some memory image
> 
> I believe your X: drive is the ramdisk image of the windows 2012
> installer?
> 
> I do not see any setup for a fbuf/vnc console, you probalby want a
> -s 29,fbuf,tcp=0.0.0.0:5900,w=800,h=600,wait
> line added to above and connect to it once your vm is started.
> Windows wants a graphical device, and unless you have handcrafted
> an autoinstall .iso that can run unattended you wont get very 
> far without one.
> 
>>
>> What should I check? What could have I done wrong?
>>
>> Alex
> 
> 
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