Patchwork document boot option to -drive parameter

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Submitter Bruce Rogers
Date April 16, 2010, 5:11 p.m.
Message ID <4BC845F302000048000934E1@sinclair.provo.novell.com>
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Permalink /patch/50344/
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Bruce Rogers - April 16, 2010, 5:11 p.m.
The boot option is missing from the documentation for the -drive parameter.

If there is a better way to descibe it, I'm all ears.

Signed-off-by: Bruce Rogers <brogers@novell.com
Anthony Liguori - May 4, 2010, 2:29 p.m.
On 04/16/2010 12:11 PM, Bruce Rogers wrote:
> The boot option is missing from the documentation for the -drive parameter.
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> If there is a better way to descibe it, I'm all ears.
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> Signed-off-by: Bruce Rogers<brogers@novell.com
>
> diff --git a/qemu-options.hx b/qemu-options.hx
> index f4b3bfe..f0f9a7c 100644
> --- a/qemu-options.hx
> +++ b/qemu-options.hx
> @@ -159,6 +159,8 @@ 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 boot=@var{boot}
> +@var{boot} is "on" or "off" and allows for booting from non-traditional interfaces, such as virtio.
>   @end table
>
>   By default, writethrough caching is used for all block device.  This means that
>    

This is only in qemu-kvm.git.

Regards,

Anthony Liguori

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Patch

diff --git a/qemu-options.hx b/qemu-options.hx
index f4b3bfe..f0f9a7c 100644
--- a/qemu-options.hx
+++ b/qemu-options.hx
@@ -159,6 +159,8 @@  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 boot=@var{boot}
+@var{boot} is "on" or "off" and allows for booting from non-traditional interfaces, such as virtio.
 @end table
 
 By default, writethrough caching is used for all block device.  This means that