Subject: Re: fstat syscalls buggy in -current ?
To: Mihai Chelaru <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/15/2002 12:44:52
On Wed, 15 May 2002, Mihai Chelaru wrote:

> On Wednesday 15 May 2002 01:01, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> Yes, thanks. I was too lazy to check the fstat13 wrapper. The problem is that
> on a NetBSD 1.5.2 (installed under a vmware 2.0.4) copyout worked to copy
> between kernel-kernel. Could be because of vmware ?

Probably. i386 has a shared-address space; the kernel is mapped into the
top of each process's address space. So the addresses were valid, and
vmware probably ignored the not-user-space check.

Take care,