Patchwork [08/21] qemu-options.hx: Document missing -drive options

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Submitter Kevin Wolf
Date July 19, 2011, 10:15 a.m.
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Kevin Wolf - July 19, 2011, 10:15 a.m.
From: Luiz Capitulino <>

They are 'werror', 'rerror' and 'readonly'.

Signed-off-by: Luiz Capitulino <>
Signed-off-by: Kevin Wolf <>
 qemu-options.hx |    8 ++++++++
 1 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)


diff --git a/qemu-options.hx b/qemu-options.hx
index e6d7adc..64114dd 100644
--- a/qemu-options.hx
+++ b/qemu-options.hx
@@ -160,6 +160,14 @@  an untrusted format header.
 This option specifies the serial number to assign to the device.
 @item addr=@var{addr}
 Specify the controller's PCI address (if=virtio only).
+@item werror=@var{action},rerror=@var{action}
+Specify which @var{action} to take on write and read errors. Valid actions are:
+"ignore" (ignore the error and try to continue), "stop" (pause QEMU),
+"report" (report the error to the guest), "enospc" (pause QEMU only if the
+host disk is full; report the error to the guest otherwise).
+The default setting is @option{werror=enospc} and @option{rerror=report}.
+@item readonly
+Open drive @option{file} as read-only. Guest write attempts will fail.
 @end table
 By default, writethrough caching is used for all block device.  This means that