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Re: [Xen-devel] missing use of FOREIGNDOM?

To: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] missing use of FOREIGNDOM?
From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 12:01:15 +0100
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On 22/9/06 1:30 pm, "Jan Beulich" <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Is it intentional that MMUEXT_PIN_L[1-4]_TABLE use FOREIGNDOM,
> while most other sub-functions of do_mmuext_op use the current
> domain?
> Thanks, Jan

Yes, we used to give dom0 lots of freedom to mess with foreign page tables.
I decided to cut back on that capability for sanity's sake and because it
made a few things easier to implement inside Xen. All that's left is what's
required for domain building and domain restore.

 -- Keir

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