bhyve virtual machine monitor
To load the driver as a module at boot, add this line to
The module can also be loaded manually with
provides the kernel portion of the
An Intel CPU with VT-x/EPT or AMD CPU with SVM support is required.
PCI device passthrough to a virtual machine requires hardware with VT-d support.
When the hardware supports VT-d, and
has been loaded at boot time, PCI devices can be reserved for use by the
hypervisor. Entries consisting of the PCI
are added to the pptdevs
variable. Additional entries are separated by spaces. Host PCI devices that
match an entry will be assigned to the hypervisor and will not be probed by
device drivers. See the
section below for
A large number of PCI device entries may require a string longer than the
128-character limit of
variables. The pptdevs2
variables can be used for additional
Reserve three PCI devices for use by the hypervisor: bus 10 slot 0 function 0,
bus 6 slot 5 function 0, and bus 6 slot 5 function 1.
pptdevs="10/0/0 6/5/0 6/5/1"
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