Hello Strahil,
what are you trying to achieve with the Qemu Guest Agent ?

is it  quiescing during backups .>?






On Sun, 28 Apr 2019 at 20:59, Kristjan Komloši
<kristjan.koml...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Sun, 2019-04-28 at 11:10 +0000, Strahil Nikolov wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I am new to openBSD and I really like the idea. Sadly I do not have
> > suitable hardware to run on , thus I use KVM and I would be happy if
> > anyone hint me of a working solution for Qemu Guest Agent.
> > Anything I dig up (via google searches) show up only suggestions ,
> > but nothing more.In openBSD 6.4  I successfully installed qemu (and
> > thus the agent), but I can't understand how to get the device needed
> > for communication with the host up and running.
> > As I mainly know linux - I know that we need a kernel module that to
> > be loaded and with combination of udev rules - the devices is created
> > on the necessary location and with the correct rights.According to
> > many google findings - openBSD doesn't support any more loadable
> > kernel module support.
> > I have tried to figure it out by myself, but I cannot find the
> > necessary module needed, nor how to load it in a proper manner.
> > Any hint is well appreciated.
> > Best Regards,Strahil Nikolov
>
> Kernel modules don't exist under OpenBSD to ensure security, so don't
> go there. Communication with host is probably best done through the
> serial console. Take a look at the boot.conf(8) manpage.
>


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Kindest regards,
Tom Smyth.

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