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Re: [virt-tools-list] Small virt-what Patch



ahh apparently not because I definitely didn't see those lines when I
was looking over the source. I pulled mine from apt on Debian.

Apologies for the false alarm.

-pedram

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 2:17 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 02:03:28PM -0500, Pedram Amini wrote:
>> Detection of Xen on Linode VPS is failing due to /proc/xen containing no files:
>>
>> /proc/xen# ls
>> <nothing>
>>
>> Perhaps add a check on the existence of the xen directory itself?
>> Another alternative place to look:
>>
>> /sys/hypervisor# ls
>> compilation  properties  type  uuid  version
>>
>> /sys/hypervisor# cat type
>> xen
>
> Are you using the latest virt-what?  In the current version the tests
> look like this:
>
>  elif [ -f $root/proc/xen/capabilities ]; then
>      #...
>  elif [ -f $root/sys/hypervisor/type ] &&
>      grep -q "xen" $root/sys/hypervisor/type; then
>      echo xen
>
> which ought to work given what you've described.
>
> Rich.
>
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