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Re: OSX virtualbox 3 beta still dumps core on NetBSD 5.0 release .iso
Liam J. Foy wrote:
> Christoph Egger wrote:
>> Liam J. Foy wrote:
>>> Matthias Scheler wrote:
>>>> On 20 Jun 2009, at 8:48, David Holland wrote:
>>>>>> I don't know what it is about this particular virtualization platform on
>>>>>> OSX but its not a good fit for NetBSD right now.
>>>>> I don't think anyone really knows what the problem is.
>>>> Well, I'm inclined to blame this on VirtualBox as NetBSD works
>>>> like a charm under VMware Fusion.
>>>> Kind regards
>>> And Parallels doesn't like NetBSD either. This isn't a compliant :).
>> Maybe they don't implement unaligned or cross-page accesses properly
>> into their shadow paging ?
>> Since Xen does this right, NetBSD/amd64 boots as HVM guest.
> I don't know, sorry.
> Although I do recall it failing at the same place for both Parallels and
Look at the instruction causing the boot failure. If it is something
like 'rep stosb' going over two pages, then you have a clear indication
what's wrong with Parallels and Virtualbox.
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