Problem with auto-detecting a HV environment from within Linux

Greg KH greg at
Fri Feb 26 00:21:12 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:40:52PM +0000, Haiyang Zhang wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Greg KH [mailto:greg at]
> > Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2010 6:07 PM
> > If so, what is the vendor and product id of this device?
> The Vendor:Device Id is: 1414:5353
> 00:08.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Microsoft Corporation Device [1414:5353]
> This hasn't been changed since the first release of HyperV. I will ask
> around about the future stability of the VGA card (and the DMI).

Thanks for the device id.

I'll make up a patch for testing now, as we should be able to just
trigger on this pci device id, and do the dmi test to be "safe" as well.
Any future changes can easily be added to the tables.


greg k-h

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