[libvirt] [PATCHv2 09/17] qemu: add capabilities bit for device ioh3420

Laine Stump laine at laine.org
Fri Jul 24 18:59:35 UTC 2015

On 07/22/2015 05:10 PM, John Ferlan wrote:
> On 07/17/2015 02:43 PM, Laine Stump wrote:
>> This is a PCIE "root port". It connects only to a port of the
>> integrated pcie.0 bus of a Q35 machine (can't be hotplugged), and
>> provides a single PCIe port that can have PCI or PCIe devices
>> hotplugged into it.
>> This device will be used to implement the "pcie-root-port" model of
>> pci controller.
>> ---
>> unchanged from V1
> Working off a version Laine sent to me privately with merges from recent
> upstream changes for "qxl-vga.max_outputs" which may be reverted as a
> result of mkletzan's patch:
> http://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2015-July/msg00833.html
> This seems fine to me - mental note though - in case I forget in future
> patches ;-).... It seems from the following caps*.caps changes that this
> is available in 1.2.2-1 and beyond.  Is that true? Is that documented
> (in our docs) and/or should it be documented the supported from on qemu
> 1.2.2 and beyond?

I don't know enough about every single qemu release to answer that. From
libvirt's point of view "we support it if it's there". In practice I
don't think it will matter, since it can only be used with a q35
machinetype, and was probably added around the same time.

> ACK - my quick read of v1 series indicates the name was agreed upon

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