VirtualBox + VIMAGE
to.my.trociny at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 21:07:00 UTC 2011
On Sun, 23 Jan 2011 23:44:41 -0800 Julian Elischer wrote:
JE> On 1/23/11 6:33 AM, Mikolaj Golub wrote:
>> As a quick fix I added in VBoxNetFlt-freebsd.c in all "problem" functions
>> CURVNET_SET_QUIET(vnet0) macro, which sets td->td_vnet to default vnet (see the
>> attached patch). This has fixed the issue for me and now I am happily running
>> both VNET jails and VirtualBox machines on my desktop.
>> But the way I fixed the issue looks hackish for me. Could someone suggest a
>> better solution?
JE> this is probably at east partially the correct solution.
JE> Usually you should also set the value back to its previous value when
JE> you leave that code as well.
Thank you for the comments. Actually the patch contained CURVNET_RESTORE()
too. I just did not mentioned it :-). So if it looks like right solution here
is an "improved" version of the patch: vnet to switch is taken from thread's
ucred (on interface initialization) or from ifp->if_vnet.
>> In case someone is interested in trying this patch, below are the instructions
>> how to build "VIMAGE safe" vbox driver from ports:
>> cd /usr/ports/emulators/virtualbox-ose-kmod
>> make patch
>> cd work
>> patch -p0< /path/to/VirtualBox-3.2.12.VIMAGE.patch
>> cd ..
>> VIMAGE=1 make
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