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Hide the KVM hypervisor from standard MSR based discovery


#1

Please post these pull requests somewhere in a ticket or the forum so others have a chance to follow the development.



Also, is this tested? Will it require any whonixcheck changes?
( https://github.com/Whonix/whonixcheck/blob/master/usr/lib/whonixcheck/check_virtualizer.bsh )

With these changes, what is the output of…

systemd-detect-virt

?


#2

Good catch.

When disabling MSR the systemd-detect-virt output changes form “kvm” to “qemu”. This breaks the shared folder automatic mounting that relies on seeing “kvm” from virt-detect and also whonixcheck which only recognizes the hypervisor that way only.

I don’t think its worth the trouble and its best to rollback the commits.

I’ll also add this on the ticket.


#3

Reverted.