Virtualization Working Group BSDCan 2014

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Virtualization Working Group BSDCan 2014

  1. 1. Virtualization Working Group grehan@freebsd.org BSDCan 2014 Wednesday, May 14, 2014
  2. 2. Agenda • General status update • Virtio +VMWare drivers - bryanv@ • Xen - royger@ • Bhyve device emulation - Leon Dang • Audience: anything else ? Wednesday, May 14, 2014
  3. 3. Status - bhyve • In 10.0/amd64 • CURRENT features/fixes being MFC’d • grub2-bhyve in ports • For most modern Linux 64-bit distros • FreeBSD 32-bit guest support Wednesday, May 14, 2014
  4. 4. Status - bhyve UEFI • Fork of Intel EDKII, OVMF build target • For bhyve instead of Qemu • Includes “CSM” BIOS emulation • For non-EFI aware o/s’s • Being moved to a public git repo • Buildable on FreeBSD (need port help) • Serial console:VGA being worked on Wednesday, May 14, 2014
  5. 5. Status - bhyve net • e1000/e1000e (82580) dev emu in progress • multiq, jumbo frames,TSO • Patches for netmap backend support • Thinking about: • “user-mode” using WANProxy/libuinet • simple kernel eth switch Wednesday, May 14, 2014
  6. 6. Status - bhyve block • zvol GEOM-avoidance in place (mav@) • virtio TODO • async block • SCSI • Desired: BSD-licensed sparse image tools • vmdk/qcow2/vhd etc Wednesday, May 14, 2014
  7. 7. bhyve futures • AMD-SVM support (10.1) • Windows guest support • requires UEFI (as does Illumos) • ARM(64) host support • State save/restore/migrate • UCL configuration file • Regression suite Wednesday, May 14, 2014
  8. 8. Status -VBox • Tracking Oracle releases • 4.3.10 released 3/25 • Ports updated to 4.3.10 3/28 Wednesday, May 14, 2014
  9. 9. Status - HyperV • In 10.0, amd64 and i386 guest support • Recent Azure image announcement • Needs help Wednesday, May 14, 2014
  10. 10. Xen/Virtio/VMWare • See upcoming presentations Wednesday, May 14, 2014
  11. 11. Questions ? Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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