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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] Suppress false "mtrr all empty" warning message when running as VMware guest
On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 09:39:20AM -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 5:24 AM, Yan Li <> wrote:
> > Since the mtrr empty was detected very early before we can use DMI or
> > PCI to check whether we are running as a VMware guest or not, we now
> > only print an info there. Warning will only be issued later when we
> > are sure that we are not running as a VMware guest.
> >
> > mtrr_trim_uncached_memory() is modified to return meaningful codes for
> > later warning decision.
> we have moved dmi_scan_machine() much early...
> so please check with latest tip/master to use
> dmi_check_system with that.

I checked your patch 1c6e5503 that moved dmi_scan_machine() earlier,
but it's still behind mtrr_trim_uncached_memory(), so we still can't
use DMI to check for VMware there.

Li, Yan

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