PfSense on KVM

  • I have it working reasonably well, though due to pfSense's lack of paravirt support, cpu load with moderate (10-15mbps) amounts of traffic is rather high, especially with QoS turned on.

    I was wondering if there was a way to update the bsd kernel to support the various paravirtualization interfaces that KVM provides. At a minimum the core system device paravirt (acpi/pit/timer stuff, and cpu passthrough, etc). Though I'd also love to have full virtio support as well for fully paravirtualized disk and net devices.

  • Rebel Alliance Developer Netgate

    If there is support in FreeBSD for those options, it may be possible in the future. I don't think virtio is supported even in the most current versions of FreeBSD though.

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