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[Qemu-devel] [PATCH 7/7] docs: document memory API interaction with migr

From: Avi Kivity
Subject: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 7/7] docs: document memory API interaction with migration
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 17:18:39 +0200

Signed-off-by: Avi Kivity <address@hidden>
 docs/migration.txt |   12 ++++++++++++
 1 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/migration.txt b/docs/migration.txt
index 4848c1e..f3ddd2f 100644
--- a/docs/migration.txt
+++ b/docs/migration.txt
@@ -219,6 +219,18 @@ The functions to do that are inside a vmstate definition, 
and are called:
 Example: You can look at hpet.c, that uses the three function to
          massage the state that is transferred.
+If you use memory API functions that update memory layout outside
+initialization (i.e., in response to a guest action), this is a strong
+indication that you need to call these functions in a post_load callback.
+Examples of such memory API functions are:
+  - memory_region_add_subregion()
+  - memory_region_del_subregion()
+  - memory_region_set_readonly()
+  - memory_region_set_enabled()
+  - memory_region_set_address()
+  - memory_region_set_alias_offset()
 === Subsections ===
 The use of version_id allows to be able to migrate from older versions

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