[libvirt] [PATCH] Improve the daemon man page

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Fri Sep 30 07:56:06 UTC 2011

Add informations about the handling of USR2 and fatal signals
and document the default log location.

diff --git a/daemon/libvirtd.pod.in b/daemon/libvirtd.pod.in
index 6e699b8..269e81f 100644
--- a/daemon/libvirtd.pod.in
+++ b/daemon/libvirtd.pod.in
@@ -69,6 +69,10 @@ Display version information then exit.
 =head1 SIGNALS
 On receipt of B<SIGHUP> libvirtd will reload its configuration.
+On receipt of B<SIGUSR2> or other fatal signals like B<SIGFPE>,
+B<SIGSEGV>, B<SIGILL>, B<SIGABRT> or B<SIGBUS>, libvirtd will dump
+its internal debug message buffer content to the default log output,
+usually B<@localstatedir@/log/libvirt/libvirtd.log>
 =head1 FILES
@@ -105,6 +109,11 @@ The TLS B<Server> private key libvirtd will use.
 The PID file to use, unless overridden by the B<-p>|B<--pid-file> option.
+=item F<@localstatedir@/log/libvirt/libvirtd.log>
+The default file where libvirtd will save its logs, this can be overriden
+from the B<@sysconfdir@/libvirtd.conf> configuration file.
 =head1 EXAMPLES

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