[6/7] qdev: update help on -device

Submitted by Markus Armbruster on Jan. 29, 2010, 6:49 p.m.


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Markus Armbruster Jan. 29, 2010, 6:49 p.m.
While there, use "property" rather than "option", for consistency with

Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <armbru@redhat.com>
 qemu-options.hx |   21 +++++++++------------
 1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/qemu-options.hx b/qemu-options.hx
index 5c9f482..4c1bcfb 100644
--- a/qemu-options.hx
+++ b/qemu-options.hx
@@ -403,20 +403,17 @@  Network adapter that supports CDC ethernet and RNDIS protocols.
 DEF("device", HAS_ARG, QEMU_OPTION_device,
-    "-device driver[,option[=value][,...]]\n"
-    "                add device (based on driver) with default or\n"
-    "                user defined options\n"
+    "-device driver[,prop[=value][,...]]\n"
+    "                add device (based on driver)\n"
+    "                prop=value,... sets driver properties\n"
     "                use -device ? to print all possible drivers\n"
-    "                use -device driver,? to print all possible options\n"
-    "                use -device driver,option=? to print a help for value\n")
-@item -device @var{driver}[,@var{option}[=@var{value}][,...]]
-Add device @var{driver}. Depending on the device type,
-@var{option} (with default or given @var{value}) may be useful.
-To get a help on possible @var{driver}s, @var{option}s or @var{value}s, use
-@code{-device ?},
-@code{-device @var{driver},?} or
-@code{-device @var{driver},@var{option}=?}. 
+    "                use -device driver,? to print all possible properties\n")
+@item -device @var{driver}[,@var{prop}[=@var{value}][,...]]
+Add device @var{driver}.  @var{prop}=@var{value} sets driver
+properties.  Valid properties depend on the driver.  To get help on
+possible drivers and properties, use @code{-device ?} and
+@code{-device @var{driver},?}.
 DEF("name", HAS_ARG, QEMU_OPTION_name,