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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] VMware detection support for x86 and x86-64
    Yan Li wrote:
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    > VMware may change the PCI ID at their will so I prefer checking the
    > DMI since it's easier.
    >
    > So if we ditched the official method we run the risk of some false
    > negatives. But checking the DMI manufacturer would be good enough.
    >

    If we get false negatives that is quite frankly their problem, not ours.
    If nothing else, we should be able to look for a host bridge with the
    VMWare vendor ID -- that should arguably be safer than DMI.

    -hpa


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