[virt-tools-list] ANNOUNCE: virt-what 1.18 released

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Mon Jul 31 16:21:02 UTC 2017

virt-what is a program that detects if you are running inside a
virtual machine or container.  It supports a very wide variety of
types of virtualization, containerization and cloud systems.

The previous release was about 2 years ago.  The new release, 1.18,
adds the following features:

 - Add detection of ARM guests booted with ACPI (Drew Jones)
 - Add detection of oVirt and RHEV (with help from Xiang Hua CHEN)
 - Don't fail on platforms which don't have SM-BIOS (Drew Jones)
 - Add detection of IBM POWER 7 LPAR (Adrian Likins)
 - Add detection of FreeBSD bhyve (Leonardo Brondani Schenkel)
 - Add detection of IBM POWER KVM (Thomas Huth)
 - Don't fail if $PATH is not set (Mark Huth)
 - Add detection of KVM on IBM SystemZ (Thomas Huth)
 - Add detection of QEMU TCG (Daniel P. Berrangé)
 - Add detection of OpenBSD vmm (Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse)
 - Add detection of Amazon Web Services (Qi Guo)
 - Add detection of Oracle VM Server for SPARC LDoms (Darren Kenny)

Home page:   https://people.redhat.com/~rjones/virt-what/
Manual:      https://people.redhat.com/~rjones/virt-what/virt-what.txt
Downloads:   https://people.redhat.com/~rjones/virt-what/files/
Source Repo: http://git.annexia.org/?p=virt-what.git;a=summary

Fedora users!  There are new packages for Fedora 25, 26 and Rawhide,
please test that they work for you:

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-3719776c47 (F25)
https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-a59c7b6b51 (F26)
https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=942306 (Rawhide)


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
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virt-p2v converts physical machines to virtual machines.  Boot with a
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