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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] virsh: Document subdriver option of attach-disk



On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 08:23:30AM +0200, Jiri Denemark wrote:
> ---
>  tools/virsh.pod | 12 +++++++++---
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/tools/virsh.pod b/tools/virsh.pod
> index cad5b1c..a26c420 100644
> --- a/tools/virsh.pod
> +++ b/tools/virsh.pod
> @@ -1675,9 +1675,15 @@ I<source> is path for the files and devices. I<target> controls the bus or
>  device under which the disk is exposed to the guest OS. It indicates the
>  "logical" device name.  I<driver> can be I<file>, I<tap> or I<phy> for the Xen
>  hypervisor depending on the kind of access; or I<qemu> for the QEMU emulator.
> -I<type> can indicate I<lun>, I<cdrom> or I<floppy> as alternative to the disk default,
> -although this use only replaces the media within the existing virtual cdrom or
> -floppy device; consider using B<update-device> for this usage instead.
> +Further details to the driver can be passed using I<subdriver>. For Xen
> +I<subdriver> can be I<aio>, while for QEMU subdriver should match the format
> +of the disk source, such as I<raw> or I<qcow2>.  Hypervisor default will be
> +used if I<subdriver> is not specified.  However, the default may not be
> +correct, esp. for QEMU as for security reasons it is configured not to detect
> +disk formats.  I<type> can indicate I<lun>, I<cdrom> or I<floppy> as
> +alternative to the disk default, although this use only replaces the media
> +within the existing virtual cdrom or floppy device; consider using
> +B<update-device> for this usage instead.
>  I<mode> can specify the two specific mode I<readonly> or I<shareable>.
>  I<--config> indicates the changes will affect the next boot of the domain,
>  for compatibility purposes, I<--persistent> is alias of I<--config>.

  ACK

Daniel

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