DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2004-03
Re: DragonFly hung up in Vmware
I had some disappointing results with VMWare this weekend. 5.2.1 crashed
vmware outright. Supposedly disabling apic in vmware will fix this. After
trying to install 5.2.1 (this is a unix environment for my wife,
DFBSD is to much in flux), I tried installing Xandros. It worked fine
until after I'd recompiled VMWare tools for their kernel and was loading
the kernel modules - at which point VMWare crashed again.
Prior to this VMWare had always worked great, except when under heavy
On Thu, 4 Mar 2004, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :> It seems unlikely. There should be no uses of cmpxchg if you build a UP
> :> kernel to run under vmware.
> :Hm... this isn't emitted by the compiler under normal circumstances?
> :According to , this is a 486+ instruction. Then again, it could be
> :like, say, xlat (which I've never seen a compiler emit).
> cmpxchg is not emitted by the compiler under any circumstances other
> then if you specify it in inline assembly. It is a very specialized
> Matthew Dillon