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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH] kvm: Add a new machine property kvm_type

From: Jan Kiszka
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH] kvm: Add a new machine property kvm_type
Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 14:28:10 +0100
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On 2013-10-07 18:53, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> From: "Aneesh Kumar K.V" <address@hidden>
> Targets like ppc64 support different typed of KVM, one which use
> hypervisor mode and the other which doesn't. Add a new machine
> property kvm_type that helps in selecting the respective ones
> We also add a new QEMUMachine callback get_vm_type that helps
> in mapping the string representation of kvm type specified.
> Signed-off-by: Aneesh Kumar K.V <address@hidden>


> diff --git a/vl.c b/vl.c
> index 4e709d5..7ecc581 100644
> --- a/vl.c
> +++ b/vl.c
> @@ -427,7 +427,12 @@ static QemuOptsList qemu_machine_opts = {
>              .name = "usb",
>              .type = QEMU_OPT_BOOL,
>              .help = "Set on/off to enable/disable usb",
> +        },{
> +            .name = "kvm_type",
> +            .type = QEMU_OPT_STRING,
> +            .help = "Set to kvm type to be used in create vm ioctl",

This does not sound like an appropriate documentation for an enduser.

OTOH, I do not recall right now how these help strings can be obtained
at all. One could intuitively try "-machine <sometype>,?", but that's
not implemented. Anyone?


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