[PULL,11/18] hw/misc/vmcoreinfo: Add comment about reset handler
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Message ID 20191015213745.22174-12-ehabkost@redhat.com
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  • [PULL,01/18] tests: add qtest_qmp_device_add_qdict() helper
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Eduardo Habkost Oct. 15, 2019, 9:37 p.m. UTC
From: Philippe Mathieu-Daudé <philmd@redhat.com>

The VM coreinfo device does not sit on a bus, so it won't be
reset automatically. This is why it calls qemu_register_reset().

Add a comment about it, so we don't convert its reset handler
to a DeviceReset method.

Reviewed-by: Marc-André Lureau <marcandre.lureau@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Li Qiang <liq3ea@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Philippe Mathieu-Daudé <philmd@redhat.com>
Message-Id: <20191010131527.32513-9-philmd@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost@redhat.com>
---
 hw/misc/vmcoreinfo.c | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/hw/misc/vmcoreinfo.c b/hw/misc/vmcoreinfo.c
index 326a3ce8f4..a9d718fc23 100644
--- a/hw/misc/vmcoreinfo.c
+++ b/hw/misc/vmcoreinfo.c
@@ -61,6 +61,10 @@  static void vmcoreinfo_realize(DeviceState *dev, Error **errp)
                              NULL, fw_cfg_vmci_write, s,
                              &s->vmcoreinfo, sizeof(s->vmcoreinfo), false);
 
+    /*
+     * This device requires to register a global reset because it is
+     * not plugged to a bus (which, as its QOM parent, would reset it).
+     */
     qemu_register_reset(vmcoreinfo_reset, dev);
     vmcoreinfo_state = s;
 }