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Re: [Xen-devel] Reading guest page flags

On 9/13/18 8:29 PM, Spencer Michaels wrote:
> I'm writing an application that can read/write guest memory, and as part
> of that I need to check whether the page being manipulated is
> readable/writable by the guest itself. Does Xen have an API that would
> allow me to read the flags of an arbitrary page on a guest, given either
> its address or its PFN? I've only been able to find functions that
> update the existing memory mappings, but none to read them.

If you mean EPT, yes: look at xc_get_mem_access() in xenctrl.h / libxc.
If you mean "regular" PTEs, no - you'd have to write your own code to
retrieve that.

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