[libvirt] [PATCH] docs: Document how libvirt handles companion controllers

Martin Kletzander mkletzan at redhat.com
Thu Jul 16 11:46:15 UTC 2015

The information on companion controllers we give in our documentation is
rather sparse.  For example, it looks like any controller can be used as
a companion one.  Also, when using ich9-uhci2, for example, we are able
to set some sensible defaults, but it might get confusing for the user
as we don't do that for all controller models.


Signed-off-by: Martin Kletzander <mkletzan at redhat.com>
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       relationship of the companion to its master controller.
       A companion controller is on the same bus as its master, so
       the companion <code>index</code> value should be equal.
+      Not all controller models can be used as companion controllers
+      and libvirt might provide some sensible defaults (settings
+      of <code>master startport</code> and <code>function</code> of an
+      address) for some particular models.
+      Preferred companion controllers are <code>ich-uhci[123]</code>.


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