BSD Hypervisor (bhyve)

bhyve is a legacy-free type 2 hypervisor for FreeBSD

Discussions actively take place on FreeBSD virtualization mailing list and #bhyve on the IRC server.

Required Hardware

bhyve requires Intel CPUs with VT-x and Extended Page Table (EPT) support. These features are on all Nehalem models and beyond (e.g. Nehalem and newer), but not on the lower-end Atom CPUs.

Testing bhyve

bhyve was merged into FreeBSD 10-CURRENT in January 2013 with svn revision r245652 and can be tested by following these simple instructions.




Tips and Tricks

Further Information

bhyve (last edited 2013-11-08 08:30:37 by MichaelDexter)