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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH, RFC] Add sysctl to HVM hypercall table

To: Daniel De Graaf <dgdegra@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH, RFC] Add sysctl to HVM hypercall table
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2010 14:02:19 -0700
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On 08/09/2010 09:00, "Daniel De Graaf" <dgdegra@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>>> The sysctl hypercall should be callable from HVM guests.
>> Why?
>>  K.
> I would like to be able to call xc_domain_getinfolist from an HVM driver
> domain. This uses the XEN_SYSCTL_getdomaininfolist sysctl.

You realise that as it stands the domain needs to be as privileged as dom0
to successfully execute the sysctl hypercall?

 -- Keir

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