Rodney W. Grimes wrote:
> > Rodney W. Grimes wrote:
> > > > > > > > > Are there issues with Current CEntos and bhyve?
> > > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > > Sure there are, please look at
> > > > > > > > https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=230453
> > > > > > > 
> > > > > > > Booting in UEFI mode works.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > This means we need an update to 
> > > > > > /usr/local/share/examples/vm-bhyve/centos7.conf ?
> > > > > > It says 'loader="grub"' for the present.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Do you have a vm config to boot centos7 in UEFI mode you could 
> > > > > > share?
> > > > > 
> > > > > I just use /usr/share/examples/bhyve/vmrun.sh. I don't use any
> > > > > third-party utility to manage bhyve VMs. vmrun.sh is pretty
> > > > > straight-forward.
> > > > 
> > > > Thanks for replying. However, I highly recommend vm-bhyve, maybe you
> > > > should give it a try. You will love the ease of VM creation and
> > > > provisioning, network management, ZFS integration (VM snapshots and
> > > > cloning), console and datastore management etc.
> > > 
> > > Though it has a lot of features, it also has some short comings,
> > > like you can not spec a vm to be wired in memory, which IMHO is
> > > the only way to insure consistent VM performance.
> > 
> > Well, we have "bhyve_options" configuration option in the vm config,
> > why not put "-S" there, is that what you mean by wiring the vm in
> > memory?
> 
> I believe that fails as that only adds the -S to bhyve, and
> you must specify it both on bhyveload and bhyve for it to
> work.

I think it is totally doable becase vm-bhyve is nothing but a suit of
scripts. A PR with a feature request would be appropriate.

What about VM that don't use bhyveload, but some other kind of loader
like grub2-bhyve?

> > > 
> > > Its artificial restriction of 16 character VM names is also
> > > a fair bit annoying.
> > 
> > Maybe.
> 
> Maybe?  No, factually.  I migrated a number of ESXi VM's and
> had to patch vm-bhyve to not have this restriction, so it is
> annoying.

Did you send your patches upstream? 

-- 
Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
AS43859
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