FreeBSD On XenServer

Update (20131106): Please see FreeBSD 10 On CloudStack + XenServer Blog post instead.

UPDATE (20131015): Major changes have gone into FreeBSD 10 including fixes for the xenbusb_nop_confighook_cb. BETA2 onwards would support XenServer out of the box. The ISOs are available at

Pretty excited to have FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT running under XenServer 6.1 in HVM mode using the XENHVM configs.

Follow the instructions in to workaround the ‘xenbusb_nop_confighook_cb’ issue on boot-up. UPDATE (20131015):This is now fixed with r256423

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