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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] VMware detection support for x86 and x86-64
Yan Li wrote:
> 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.


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