Re: Virt-what support for VirtualBox?
Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
In article <4A6EFB99.firstname.lastname@example.org> you wrote:
I somewhat favor VirtualBox, since Debian runs inside it very well and
it runs on Debian very well, and it has the open-source edition.
Occasionally, something like Virt-what might come in handy for me.
Virtualbox can be recognized by Vendor strings in BIOS, you can use
biosdecode or lshw to find them. So I guess it is no big deal to extend
virt-what to find those signatues.
Thank you. I did some fiddling around after asking the question, and
realized this was the case. The chipset being emulated is the 440FX
(which is hardly unique), and quite a few of the devices vendor IDs show
I am a bit interested in detecting malware under Linux and Windows, and
virtalization is the next frontier.
I haven't given it much thought yet, but it bears thinking about in the
near future. Right now, bringing it up in a forum can bring ridicule,
but I can see that in time, those people won't be smiling.