An updated virt-what package that fixes several bugs and adds various enhancements is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The virt-what package provides a command line tool that is used to detect whether the operating system is running inside a virtual machine.
The virt-what package has been upgraded to upstream version 1.11, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. (BZ#672211
On the 64-bit x86 architecture, if the user configured a CPU model for the virtual machine, the virt-what utility failed to detect that the guest was running inside a virtual machine. The order of tests has been rearranged, fixing the problem.
Users of virt-what are advised to upgrade to this updated package which fixes these bugs and adds these enhancements.