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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] KVM: Kernel-based Virtual Machine
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On Sunday 22 October 2006 19:41, Avi Kivity wrote:
> One last thing: permissions.  The /dev/kvm model allows permissions to
> be controlled using standard unix access methods.  How do you control
> access to spufs?

The mount point has permissions that you can set to allow read/write
access to users/groups. You can do that as a mount option or later
with chmod.

spu_create has an argument to specify the permissions for a new
object and follows the regular umask rules.

I also chose to allow users to set permissions on each file in order
to do cross-user IPC, but so far, nobody has used this to my knowledge.

Arnd <><
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