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Re: kern/45830: reading :dev/mem panics an i386 domU
The following reply was made to PR kern/45830; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
To: Wolfgang Solfrank <Wolfgang%Solfrank.net@localhost>
Cc: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, manu%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: kern/45830: reading :dev/mem panics an i386 domU
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 21:20:41 +0100
On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 02:09:33PM +0100, Wolfgang Solfrank wrote:
> (Forwarding my reply to your question on tech-kern to place it
> into the PR:)
> No, this is not a bug, especially not, if this is run by root.
It is a bug, the NetBSD kernel should not ask the hypervisor to
map memory it's not allowed to map.
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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