On 07/31/2015 09:47, Karl Pielorz wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there any way of booting FreeBSD 10.x as HVM under Xen?
> I've tried removing,
>   options         XENHVM
>   device          xenpci
>> From the kernel - but this just panics on boot now.
> <https://wiki.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/XenNG> seems to suggest you can no
> longer boot 10 under Xen as HVM?
> If I can't boot HVM, I can't get HVM network support (i.e. Realtek) -
> and I can't get that, all the VM's I have to run as HVM due to a number
> of xen/freebsd/network oddities can't be 10.x machines :(
> This is painting those roles/systems into non-agile HVM 9.x boxes that
> have no upgrade path now :(
> Unless there's a workaround to ditch xn and replace it with re and / or
> boot HVM under FreeBSD 10?
> -Karl

I use a custom kernel config containing:

ident           SPECIALCONFIG

nooptions       XENHVM
nodevice        xenpci

The system running that is 10.1-STABLE #0 r283511 from May 24 2015.  It
previously ran an earlier build, probably from March or Jan.  re0 is
available with this config.

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