[vbox-dev] [PATCH RFC] Change triple fault reset behavior to reset guest

Ed Maste emaste at freebsd.org
Thu Apr 10 19:00:31 GMT 2014

On 10 April 2014 13:15, Jeff Westfahl <jeff.westfahl at ni.com> wrote:
> Here's a patch that changes the behavior of the "triplefaultreset" option to
> reset the whole guest instead of resetting the CPU. In my testing of Phar
> Lap ETS with VirtualBox, the current implementation of triplefaultreset is
> unreliable, and isn't supported at all in SMP guests.

FreeBSD also has a fallback to a triple fault in case other reset
mechanisms fail.  This sounds like a good change to me.

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