[PVE-User] OpenBSD 5.4 under ProxmoxVE 3.1 / KVM 1.4: problems so far

Michael Rasmussen mir at miras.org
Mon Dec 30 01:34:52 CET 2013

On Sun, 29 Dec 2013 14:20:50 -0600
Adam Thompson <athompso at athompso.net> wrote:

> Yes.
> On PVE 3.0+ and OpenBSD 5.3+ disabling mpbios only makes a difference on a VM with more than 1 vcpu, and in that case it reduces baseline CPU usage from ~3-4% down to ~0%.
> In older releases, it was necessary to disable mpbios to obtain acceptable boot times, but that has been resolved.  (I'm not sure which side fixed it; I started running newer PVE and newer OpenBSD at the same time.)
> Otherwise it does not appear to have any effect when running up-to-date PVE and OpenBSD.
> I have not tested this exhaustively in every combination, so I may have missed something.
See this thread:

Only solution seems to be using halt -p from inside the guest.

Have you tried disabling apm and use acpi only?
It seems both are installed by default and that apm takes precedents
over acpi.

Michael Rasmussen

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