VirtualBox

Ticket #3128 (new enhancement)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

Fix PCI ID vendor

Reported by: DanielKulesz Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 2.1.2 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

The pciid of the graphics card is still branded to Innotek GmbH while i.e. the BIOS bootup screen is not in the latest 2.1.2 release. This is a bit misleading - is this really intended?

Attachments

screen.png Download (24.9 KB) - added by DanielKulesz 5 years ago.
Screenshot showing pciid

Change History

Changed 5 years ago by DanielKulesz

Screenshot showing pciid

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by frank

This is just a matter of the PCI ID. We didn't change it yet for several reasons. One reason is that a Windows guest might complain / ask for re-activation if the PCI ID of the graphics card changes. Of course we will change this in the future (using a proper hardware version mechanism).

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by Technologov

I agree with Frank that PCI IDs should not be changed on every acquisition; Otherwise we end up change again for Oracle.

Please close as WONTFIX

-Technologov

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by frank

  • Summary changed from Graphics Card still contains Innotek GmbH's pciid to Fix PCI ID vendor

Well, we will update these PCI IDs eventually so I will leave this bug open. But yes, still unknown when this will happen.

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