Page MenuHomeFreeBSD

Add VHDX support to mkimg(1)
ClosedPublic

Authored by gonzo on Jun 8 2020, 1:18 AM.

Details

Summary

VHDX is the successor of Microsoft's VHD file format. It increases
maximum capacity of the virtual drive to 64TB and introduces features
to better handle power/system failures.

VHDX is the required format for 2nd generation Hyper-V VMs.

Test Plan

Generated VHDX image based on the release image and successfully booted
2nd generation Hyper-V VM using it as a virtual drive.

Diff Detail

Repository
rS FreeBSD src repository
Lint
Automatic diff as part of commit; lint not applicable.
Unit
Automatic diff as part of commit; unit tests not applicable.