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Re: netbsd/amd64 5.1rc4 domU network

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 01:02:08PM +0100, Stephen Borrill wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Sep 2010, Jean-Yves Migeon wrote:
>>> Stab in the dark: lack of copy support in the network frontend? NetBSD
>>> currently only has flip support and when attempting to get NetBSD
>> running
>>> as PV guest in XenServer, Citrix said that flip support is deprecated.
>>> Symptoms on XenServer were that not only did the guest not have network
>>> access, it also stopped all other domUs (and meant the XenServer dom0
>> had
>>> to be powercycled).
>> Copy support was pulled-up by Manuel about a year ago (see PR/40650):
>> http://releng.netbsd.org/cgi-bin/req-5.cgi?show=1030
> That's backend only. I'm talking about frontend, i.e. xennet in the domU

I'd love to understand how their response to a bug that hangs the
hypervisor itself is that unprivileged domains should not be doing such
operations.  Sigh.

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