[vbox-dev] DMI type 4 processor info
klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com
Mon Apr 4 08:31:33 PDT 2011
On 01.04.2011 23:02, Michael Blancas wrote:
> Are there any plans of enabling type 4 DMI information in VirtualBox
> guests? Looking at the source code from:
> the DMI type 4 type definitions are already in the code, but the code
> for setting the values are not yet there.
So far no one needed them - putting a lot of effort into purely
informational entries doesn't appear to be well spent engineering time.
> The reason for the need of the type 4 info is I'm running a Linux guest
> that gets these values.
For more than informational purposes?
You could contribute a change which provides this information, taking
the information from the cpuid information of the host.
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