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SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH] sysfs support for Xen attributes
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On Thu, 2006-01-12 at 12:53 -0600, Anthony Liguori wrote:
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> We wish to make management hypercalls as the root user in userspace
> which means we have to go through the kernel. Currently, we do this
> by
> having /proc/xen/privcmd accept an ioctl() that takes a structure
> that
> describe the register arguments. The kernel interface allows us to
> control who in userspace can execute hypercalls.

ioctls on proc is evil though (so is ioctl-on-sysfs). It's a device not
a proc file!


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