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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 <>
To: Wolfgang Solfrank <>
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:
 > Hi,
 > (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 <>
      NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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