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SubjectRe: [RFC] CPUID usage for interaction between Hypervisors and Linux.
Alok Kataria wrote:
>
> (This proposal may be adopted by other guest OSes. However, that is not
> a requirement because a hypervisor can expose a different CPUID
> interface depending on the guest OS type that is specified by the VM
> configuration.)
>

Excuse me, but that is blatantly idiotic. Expecting the user having to
configure a VM to match the target OS is *exactly* as stupid as
expecting the user to reconfigure the BIOS. It's totally the wrong
thing to do.

-hpa


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