Re: question on bhyve + 9-stable

2012-12-31 Thread Michael Dexter
On 12/30/12 9:36 AM, marcos alves wrote: I also made a step-by step setup using zvols based on Michael Dexter's scripts. Maybe they will be usefull if you trying to understand or improve the scripts in the future. Check it out in http://www.emulsoft.com/bhyve-ufs.txt . I saw that. I didn't

Re: getting involved in bhyve projecct

2013-01-03 Thread Michael Dexter
On 1/3/13 4:41 AM, Harsh Bhatt wrote: I am very much interested and eager to get involved in bhyve project. I want to start with doing up something small initially. My strong parts are C and OS. So can someone suggest me what should i do and how i can get involved. Welcome! Testing is a great

Re: question on bhyve + 9-stable

2013-01-03 Thread Michael Dexter
On 1/2/13 2:53 PM, Alfred Perlstein wrote: While the directions you and the rest of the bhyve developers put together were clear, comprehensive and well written... they still are a bit daunting for your average user... There-in is the challenge. You can try bhyve with simply a special

Re: installing 9.1-RELEASE guest on byhve

2013-06-23 Thread Michael Dexter
On 6/23/13 4:52 PM, Aryeh Friedman wrote: I have byhve up and running on a 10-CURRENT machine and want to know the best way to install from CD 9.1 on it. Any references I should look at? You will need to install 9-CURRENT as 9.1 did not ship with VirtIO drivers. May I suggest:

Re: installing 9.1-RELEASE guest on byhve

2013-06-24 Thread Michael Dexter
. Also it is 9.1 not 9-RELEASE (I thought 9.1 was 9-RELEASE) On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 8:22 PM, Michael Dexter edi...@callfortesting.org wrote: On 6/23/13 4:52 PM, Aryeh Friedman wrote: I have byhve up and running on a 10-CURRENT machine and want to know the best way to install from CD 9.1

CFT: bhyve AMD SVM

2013-08-23 Thread Michael Dexter
Hello all, The r254677 commit to the FreeBSD bhyve SVM branch has significant AMD SVM/RVI improvements that deserve testing. http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base/projects/bhyve_svm/sys/?sortby=dateview=log Unofficial r254677 snapshots: USA: http://mirrors.nycbug.org/pub/bhyve/r254677-svm/ Europe:

Re: CFT: bhyve AMD SVM

2013-08-25 Thread Michael Dexter
On 8/25/13 1:04 AM, Jeremie Le Hen wrote: Please, avoid creating a new thread by following up another one and changing the subject. Or remove the In-Reply-To from your email. You are correct. Stale header info. Sorry. Michael ___

Re: tty's in bhyve

2013-09-12 Thread Michael Dexter
On 9/11/13 4:46 PM, Aryeh Friedman wrote: oops forgot to mention petitecloud will do this automatically as a part of the guest install procedure Could you please provide a link for this? Thank you, Michael ___ freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org

Re: [SOLVED] Re: bhyve vmrum vm_setup_memory: Inappropriate ioctl for device

2013-09-28 Thread Michael Dexter
On 9/27/13 3:07 PM, Miguel Clara wrote: Btw, I guesss FreeBSD is the only guest type supported so far, are there plans for linux/windows? Whats the best place to get updates on this? Experimental Linux and OpenBSD soon. Windows to be determined. Michael

rc-style script for bhyve VM provisioning and management

2013-11-03 Thread Michael Dexter
you can at bhyve to expose any remaining flaws prior to the FreeBSD 10.0 release. All the best, Michael Dexter ___ freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization To unsubscribe, send any

Re: Use of Floppy Drive with FreeBSD Virtual Machines

2013-11-11 Thread Michael Dexter
Abhishek, My single use case this last few years has been for BIOS updates and given that one could use PCI pass-through to expose say, an LSI storage controller to a virtual machine, there may indeed be a use case. Michael Dexter On 11/11/13 10:19 AM, Abhishek Gupta (LIS) wrote: Hi everyone

Re: Use of Floppy Drive with FreeBSD Virtual Machines

2013-11-11 Thread Michael Dexter
Hello Abhishek, On 11/11/13 11:37 AM, Abhishek Gupta (LIS) wrote: Thanks so much for replying. Some follow up questions: a) Is it not possible to use an ISO file to do the BIOS updates? I have not. b) I did not quite understand your second comment on why PCI pass through may promote

Re: 32-bit guest on Bhyve

2013-11-12 Thread Michael Dexter
On 11/11/13 11:44 PM, Prakhar Deep wrote: Can someone let me know which kernels does Bhyve support ? 32-bit or 64-bit? bhyve only supports amd64 VM kernels at this time and I have clarified this point on bhyve.org i386 support is indeed theoretically possible if your proprietary OS can provide

Updated bhyve-script for FreeBSD, FreeNAS, pfSense, OpenBSD and Linux VMs

2013-11-12 Thread Michael Dexter
make copies of a provisioned VM for stress testing. Reminder: bhyve requires Extended Page Tables (EPT) which accompany POPCNT in your dmesg and should available on any Intel Core i* CPU. Feedback welcome! Michael Dexter bhyve Volunteer ___ freebsd

Re: Use of Floppy Drive with FreeBSD Virtual Machines

2013-11-12 Thread Michael Dexter
On 11/12/13 1:07 PM, Abhishek Gupta (LIS) wrote: Thanks for the response Michael! I understand now. Just wanted to let you know that Hyper-V Gen2 VMs do not have a virtual FDD. On the topic of passing a virtual FDD to a VM for a passed-through PCI* card BIOS update, a bhyve developer wrote:

Re: RFD: Remote console access to bhyve guest instances?

2013-11-14 Thread Michael Dexter
Dee, Your needs are not unique and a solution is already in the works. Thank you for your use case examples and usability concerns. When you say write this addition, are you suggesting you have solid development resources to contribute to this effort? All the best, Michael Dexter bhyve

Re: bhyve - non *bsd guests

2013-11-26 Thread Michael Dexter
On 11/26/13 8:04 PM, Scott Pilz wrote: Firstly I'd like to say thank you for those involved in the bhyve project. You're welcome! It has indeed come a long way and things are accelerating quickly. Hurah Neel and Peter. The error I'm getting is: VM unrestricted guest capability

Re: Upcoming FreeBSD 10.x + bhyve ...

2013-12-04 Thread Michael Dexter
Marc, On 12/2/13 4:11 PM, Marc Fournier wrote: I just read through http://bhyve.org/bhyve-manual.txt, and one thing that doesn’t seem to be supported (or, I’ve missed it) is HeadLess support … I get the impression that using this on a remote server isn’t currently possible, or am I missing

Re: Booting a disk image with GRUB in BHyve?

2013-12-24 Thread Michael Dexter
On 12/23/13 10:18 PM, Peter Grehan wrote: How can I boot something which uses GRUB bootloader in BHyve? There is a user-space port of grub2 that allows a number of Linux distros to boot (sysutils/grub2-bhyve). However, for Linux distros such as rhel/centos 6.* that use grub-1, it's somewhat

Re: [PATCH] Support for S5 (soft power off) in bhyve

2013-12-25 Thread Michael Dexter
John, This is awesome. Can this be triggered from the host to shut down an unresponsive VM? If so, syntax? Michael On 12/23/13 11:43 AM, John Baldwin wrote: To that end, I've implemented support for a few more registers (such of which are non-optional in ACPI) including the Reset

Re: [PATCH] Support for S5 (soft power off) in bhyve

2013-12-27 Thread Michael Dexter
On 12/27/13 8:46 AM, John Baldwin wrote: Can this be triggered from the host to shut down an unresponsive VM? It cannot. I will look into that. I've implemented this. You rock. Michael ___ freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Linux on BHyVe in 10.0-RELEASE

2014-01-23 Thread Michael Dexter
Here's what I've found so far: vmrun.sh does not like zvols and I am hoping for: sh vmrun.sh -m 1024 -d /dev/zvol/zroot/vm3 vm3 It gets as far as: Writing partition tables [In Progress ] Initializing ada0p2[ Failed ] I am trying to figure out

Re: rc.d scripts for starting BHyve from rc.d

2014-01-24 Thread Michael Dexter
On 1/23/14 8:01 PM, Aryeh Friedman wrote: Except for the consoles petitecloud does it much more smoothly... May I kindly suggest that you not use this list for PR or to slam the work of others? Michael ___ freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org mailing

Public Service Announcement: The name is bhyve

2014-01-24 Thread Michael Dexter
Hello all, It was BHyVe and Neel and Peter mercifully simplified it to bhyve. It was never BHyve and how they came up with byhyve and byhve in the same article I do not know: http://www.serverwatch.com/server-news/open-source-freebsd-10-takes-on-virtualization.html Haters gonna hate? Michael

Re: Public Service Announcement: The name is bhyve

2014-01-24 Thread Michael Dexter
On 1/24/14 2:41 AM, Michael Gmelin wrote: Haters gonna hate? Lack of attention to detail != hate. I guess you didn't see the phoronix.com article on bhyve a few months ago. :) They pulled the worst of it. The whole BSD is dying or is poo in their case FUD is still very active in various

Re: Public Service Announcement: The name is bhyve

2014-01-24 Thread Michael Dexter
On 1/24/14 2:53 AM, Michael Gmelin wrote: Recent bhyve progress is quite impressive by the way. If it hasn't been said... HUGE thanks to Neel, Peter, John, and Bryan, none of whom want huge, embarrassing thanks. Also many thanks to Anish, Allan, Devin, Paul, Baptiste, Peter, NYC*BUG, Misha and

Re: Public Service Announcement: The name is bhyve

2014-01-24 Thread Michael Dexter
On 1/24/14 2:53 AM, Michael Gmelin wrote: Recent bhyve progress is quite impressive by the way. The curse of making a list is... Tycho definitely deserves a huge thanks for his work and we all owe our thanks the original vendor that supported Neel and Peter's work on bhvye because they: 1.

Re: bhyve with Xorg/kde

2014-01-25 Thread Michael Dexter
On 1/25/14 3:52 AM, Nicolas de Bari Embriz Garcia Rojas wrote: Hi, any idea of how to make Xorg + KDE run within an FreeBSD 10 instance running from bhyve? X has been designed for network use from day one. Try searching for Headless Xorg and suggestions along the lines of:

Re: bhyve with Xorg/kde

2014-01-25 Thread Michael Dexter
On 1/25/14 3:52 AM, Nicolas de Bari Embriz Garcia Rojas wrote: Hi, any idea of how to make Xorg + KDE run within an FreeBSD 10 instance running from bhyve? This is good reason to see what can and can't be done with PC-BSD/TrueOS under bhyve: http://iso.cdn.pcbsd.org/10.0-RELEASE/amd64/ Note

CFT: vmrc Virtual Machine rc script

2014-01-27 Thread Michael Dexter
Hello all, For the one-week anniversary of bhyve's release, I wish to share the next iteration of my virtual machine scripts that have evolved from a 2005 jail rc/disk image framework to a FreeBSD 9.0 bhyve binary and VM build script to a 10.* sequential provision script. It's primary purpose is

Re: BHyVe - ESXi comparison

2014-01-28 Thread Michael Dexter
On 1/28/14 4:10 PM, Andrea Brancatelli wrote: That's a lot of interesting input. Do try the ahci-hd VirtIO and may I suggest you update BHyVe to the current bhyve? It is the first point on the FAQ: http://bhyve.org/faq/ Michael ___

Re: best way to add www to wheel

2014-01-29 Thread Michael Dexter
Wrong mailing list? Michael On 1/29/14 1:20 PM, Aryeh Friedman wrote: I have the following line in my pkg-install: pw groupmod wheel -m www The reason is I have files that are created by a user account that also gets made but are modified using it or tomcat... these particular files are

Re: CFT: Very rough draft of PetiteCloud 0.2.4 (Linux as a host)

2014-02-04 Thread Michael Dexter
May I suggest you take this all to a personal blog? Michael On 2/2/14 2:22 PM, Aryeh Friedman wrote: Even though FreeBSD will always be my preferred OS for both personal and professional use it is sad to say in today's world if you do not support Linux and your run on Unix-like OS's then to

Re: CFT: Very rough draft of PetiteCloud 0.2.4 (Linux as a host)

2014-02-06 Thread Michael Dexter
-resolving hosts, proposals of marketing materials and my personal favorite, a request for a bhyve developer to sign an NDA to see these. Please hesitate before you write and determine if this is the correct list and your post is in accordance with the above policies. Michael Dexter bhyve volunteer

CFT: bhyve AMD snapshot

2014-02-08 Thread Michael Dexter
this. So far I have had luck with my humble Athlon(tm) II Neo N36L Dual-Core Processor (1297.87-MHz K8-class CPU). All the best, Michael Dexter bhyve volunteer ___ freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: Report of my virtual network lab migrated from virtualbox to bhyve

2014-02-08 Thread Michael Dexter
person coming in at six messages and a total of 10 from the key bhyve developers on a list for all FreeBSD virtualization technologies. Please reconsider this strategy else a complaint will be registered with the list administrators. Michael Dexter bhyve volunteer

Re: Report of my virtual network lab migrated from virtualbox to bhyve

2014-02-08 Thread Michael Dexter
For the curious, Aryeh posted 67 out of January's 276 messages to the list with the next highest poster coming in at 21. This is not the proper use of this list. Michael Dexter bhyve volunteer ___ freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org mailing list http

Re: Report of my virtual network lab migrated from virtualbox to bhyve

2014-02-08 Thread Michael Dexter
mailing list etiquette guidelines and you will find many corrections to his statements. Friend of yours? Michael Dexter bhyve volunteer ___ freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization

Re: CFT: bhyve AMD snapshot

2014-02-10 Thread Michael Dexter
Willem, On 2/10/14 7:14 AM, Willem Jan Withagen wrote: I usually prefer to build my onw. So I tried that from a both basic 10-stable as well as the svn-url I got from Peter some time ago. But - building 10-stable did not give the amd svm stuff - building the previous svn-url on my 10-stable

Re: CFT: vmrc Virtual Machine rc script

2014-02-28 Thread Michael Dexter
On 2/27/14 6:13 AM, Takuya ASADA wrote: Then I get an error: vm: provisioning VM openbsd6 /usr/local/vm//openbsd6/openbsd6.conf: 21: Syntax error: ( unexpected Note that because the OpenBSD VM is using a pre-made disk image, it will not support provision. You simply want start. Same as

bhyvecon slides: Up-to-date bhyve information

2014-03-13 Thread Michael Dexter
Hello all, Peter and Takuya have provided good up-to-date bhyve information in their bhyvecon slides at: http://bhyvecon.org You may also find the other topics interesting. Thank you everyone who helped putting bhyvecon together! Michael Dexter bhyve volunteer

wiki.freebsd.org/bhyve is now official

2014-08-26 Thread Michael Dexter
of bhyve.org. One thought is to host even-more-miscellaneous bhyve-related content such as social media and videos. Thank you everyone who has contributed to this content. Michael Dexter bhyve Volunteer ___ freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org mailing list http

Re: xen_kernel, console and X11

2015-05-02 Thread Michael Dexter
with a white cursor. From the Wiki document: Known Limitations Suppressed FreeBSD kernel messages during boot Inconsistent behavior under X11 Michael Dexter ___ freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: xen_kernel, console and X11

2015-05-05 Thread Michael Dexter
On 5/4/15 7:24 AM, Roger Pau Monné wrote: Another user also reported a similar problem with Xen and X, and it was solved by the following patch: https://people.freebsd.org/~royger/0001-xen-introduce-a-newbus-function-to-allocate-unused-m.patch I got this built and installed and alas, the most

Re: bhyvecon2015 videos?

2015-05-20 Thread Michael Dexter
. I know the AsiaBSDCon organizers streamed the event and trust it would be with their other conference content. I will investigate. Michael Dexter ___ freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd

Re: bhyvecon2015 videos?

2015-05-21 Thread Michael Dexter
On 5/20/15 12:24 PM, Joseph Mulloy wrote: Are there videos of the talks given at bhyvecon2015? I've been looking for them on YouTube and I haven't been able to find them. The conference organizers said they would investigate. Thanks for the ping! Michael

Re: docker info?

2015-07-28 Thread Michael Dexter
On 7/28/15 1:17 PM, Kegan Myers wrote: Make sure you have permissions. Docker isn't good at figuring out that you need sudo or other permissions to talk to the socket. Also, do make sure you are using a recent version of 11 CURRENT or a 10.2 BETA/RC. I do not know what errors will be thrown

Re: docker info?

2015-07-28 Thread Michael Dexter
On 7/21/15 1:37 PM, Larry Rosenman wrote: When I try to run docker info (freshly installed): borg.lerctr.org /home/ler $ docker info Get http:///var/run/docker.sock/v1.19/info: EOF. Are you trying to connect to a TLS-enabled daemon without TLS? borg.lerctr.org /home/ler $ docker --tls info An

Re: bhyve graphics support

2016-05-27 Thread Michael Dexter
and Windows up through 2016 TP5. The results have been great but I'm sure there are edge cases that need addressing. Please do test this with high CPU counts, RAM allocations and anything else you can think of. All the best, Michael Dexter ___ freebsd

bhyvecon 2016 Tokyo Invitation

2016-02-28 Thread Michael Dexter
Dear list members and AsiaBSDCon attendees, The third annual bhyvecon Tokyo will take place March 11th just after the BSD Vendor Summit and is free of charge. Information and registration is at http://bhyvecon.org/ I hope to see you there and hope this message is not an intrusion! Michael

wiki.freebsd.org/bhyve feature matrix

2016-02-28 Thread Michael Dexter
Hello all, I have added a bhyve feature matrix/history to the official bhyve wiki page: https://wiki.freebsd.org/bhyve I cordially invite you to add or suggest what you consider to be key bhyve milestones, particular in 2015. Please file other tips and data as appropriate! Thank you,

Re: bhyve and bootable usb image

2016-09-08 Thread Michael Dexter
On 9/4/16 11:47 AM, Gabor Radnai wrote: I have a bootable usb image file which I would like to use as an installer medium under byhve, a Linux based stuff. Using dd to write image file to an usb stick and installing stuff from it works ok. However under bhyve accessing the image as ahci-hd or

bhyvecon Tokyo 2017

2017-03-01 Thread Michael Dexter
Reuschling: Browser-based RDP, VNC, and SSH access using Guacamole Michael Dexter: FreeBSD bhyve/AMD64 Status Report More information is at http://bhyvecon.org I hope you can make it! Michael Dexter bhyve Volunteer ___ freebsd-virtualization@freebsd.org

Re: ARMv8 development board with GICv3

2018-06-14 Thread Michael Dexter
On 6/13/18 12:37 AM, Rodney W. Grimes wrote: I believe the Chromebook SNOW meets the criteria, not exactly a "board" but I have one on loan from Michael Dexter that was originally purhased to support ARMv8 bhyve work. Peter Grehan handed one to Ruslan at AsiaBSDCon a few years back

[Differential] D5473: ATA/ATAPI6 device emulation in bhyve

2016-07-21 Thread editor_callfortesting.org (Michael Dexter)
editor_callfortesting.org added a comment. Support for FreeBSD 6 and older, even if for historical/academic purposes, is a topic that keeps coming up. Legacy systems come in all shapes and sizes and I can think of at least one point-of-sale vendor that spans generations of FreeBSD and other

[Differential] D5473: ATA/ATAPI6 device emulation in bhyve

2017-08-14 Thread editor_callfortesting.org (Michael Dexter)
editor_callfortesting.org added a comment. iateaca, Several people would like to see this through. Please add a copyright and license to the work. Thanks! dexter REVISION DETAIL https://reviews.freebsd.org/D5473 EMAIL PREFERENCES

[Differential] D5473: ATA/ATAPI6 device emulation in bhyve

2017-11-02 Thread editor_callfortesting.org (Michael Dexter)
editor_callfortesting.org added a comment. In my testing, this appears to be based on FreeBSD 10.1, which is well supported by AHCI emulation. Supporting back to 5.0 or earlier would make this much more useful. REVISION DETAIL https://reviews.freebsd.org/D5473 EMAIL PREFERENCES