Patchwork [v13,8/8] pv event: add document to describe the usage

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Submitter Hu Tao
Date Feb. 28, 2013, 12:13 p.m.
Message ID <816757411c0fd2e07bbd61c44134b27f6b6ba68e.1362051582.git.hutao@cn.fujitsu.com>
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Hu Tao - Feb. 28, 2013, 12:13 p.m.
Signed-off-by: Hu Tao <hutao@cn.fujitsu.com>
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 docs/pv-event.txt | 17 +++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 docs/pv-event.txt

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diff --git a/docs/pv-event.txt b/docs/pv-event.txt
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+KVM PV EVENT
+============
+
+kvm pv event allows guest OS to notify host OS of some events, for
+example, guest panic. Currently, there is one event supported, that
+is, guest panic. More events can be added later.
+
+By default, kvm pv event is disabled. In order to enable it, you have
+to specify enable_pv_event=on for -machine command line option, along
+with -global kvm_pv_event.panicked_action to specify the action taken
+when panic event has occurred. Aviable panic actions are: "none",
+"pause", "poweroff" and "reset". Following is example:
+
+  qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -machine pc-0.12,enable_pv_event=on \
+    -global kvm_pv_event.panicked_action=pause <other options>
+
+kvm pv event needs kvm support.