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Feature #3506

Use "hypervisor" CPUID bit to detect hypervisor environment

Added by Yuri Pankov over 6 years ago. Updated about 6 years ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
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Category:
kernel
Start date:
2013-01-29
Due date:
% Done:

100%

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Difficulty:
Bite-size
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Description

Almost all modern hypervisors set "hypervisor" CPUID bit, use it to more reliably detect the hypervisor environment, falling back to already existing detection methods if it's not present.

References:
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/10/1/246
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1009458

History

#1

Updated by Robert Mustacchi about 6 years ago

  • % Done changed from 50 to 100
  • Status changed from New to Resolved

Resolved in 79ec9da85c2648e2e165ce68612ad0cb6e185618.

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