Recently I upgraded the hardware of my loyal FreeBSD server from an old Pentium to the new Skylake architecture. The hardware upgrade was necessary to support multiple virtual machines using the new bhyve hypervisor available with FreeBSD 10. I sucessfully installed Debian Linux on a virtual machine using the vm-bhyve port.Continue reading "Linux guest on bhyve fails to shut down"
FreeBSD normally performs a reboot when Control-Alt-Delete is pressed on the console. I wanted to change this on a server to power off the machine instead. There are already some hints on this topic in the FreeBSD Forums. But in my case I didn't want to compile a new kernel (the machine is running the GENERIC kernel) and I also didn't want to create a new keyboard map file.Continue reading "Power off FreeBSD with Ctrl-Alt-Del"