Re: openbsd 6.0 or 6.1 guest on freebsd-12 (current) host

From: Jan Bramkamp <>
Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2017 17:23:39 +0200
On 05.09.17 19:21, tech-lists wrote:
> Hello freebsd-virtualization_at_
> [also cc'd to freebsd-current],
> I'd like to run openbsd 6.0 or 6.1 guest under a 12-current bhyve
> system. I'd like it to run two cpus, so to use the openbsd smp kernel. I
> can see, from searching various mailing lists that there have been
> issues in getting openbsd to boot. Have these issues been fixed?
> Also, is there a howto for this? I found one here:
> but there's
> no date on the document, it's not on the official freebsd sites and so
> have no idea if the information is still current.
> I realise that HardenedBSD has fixed some issues with this, but I can't
> easily change the host to that OS unfortunately.
> thanks,
I'm running OpenBSD 6.1 (with two virtual CPU cores) as bhyve guest on 
FreeBSD 11.1. The only problem I encountered is that it requires an 
external grub bootloader because the OpenBSD EFI boot code is 
incompatible with the bhyve EFI boot ROM.
Received on Wed Sep 06 2017 - 13:23:51 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Wed May 19 2021 - 11:41:13 UTC