[CentOS] How to detect whether running on VMware?

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Thu Jul 24 15:31:15 UTC 2008

Tony Mountifield wrote on Thu, 24 Jul 2008 11:47:04 +0000 (UTC):

> Does anyone know how a program, script or shell user can best determine
> whether the machine is running on bare metal or is a VMware guest?

AFAIK, VMWare uses vmnet32 drivers for ethernet and possibly others for 
other devices as well.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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