Thank you, you've been very clear.

Let me know if I can help anyhow with future testings on this item - that's
the only thing I can do to help :-)

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 10:21 PM, Peter Grehan <> wrote:

> Hi Andrea,
>  do you see any particolar problem (devices who need to have the owner
>> changed, limitations of any kind...?) in running BHyVe as non-root?
>  There's 2 issues - firstly, bhyve is new and hasn't had a lot of
> exposure. It's probably safest to restrict it to root for a while to avoid
> exposing non-root users to unforeseen security issues.
>  Secondly, the current implementation doesn't tie all resource usage to a
> process. The split of bhyveload/bhyve allows VM memory to be tied to a
> memory object associated with the VM. This complicates the tracking system
> memory usage, which is usually done on a process basis. The fix for this,
> in progress, is to use a single process for a VM, and avoid a separate
> loading process.
>  The goal is to allow non-root usage, but there's still a ways to go for
> that.
> later,
> Peter.


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