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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.

-hpa


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