How do I find out what environment my OS is running in?

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How do I find out what environment my OS is running in – such as fully-virtualized (where the VMM does binary translation), para-virtualized or non-virtualized? I have some idea of how to go about it (some operations like accessing a memory page/disk will take longer time in a virtualized environment) but don't know how to proceed.

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