[libvirt] [Qemu-devel] [RFC] qmp: query-device-slots command
ehabkost at redhat.com
Thu Dec 15 19:33:48 UTC 2016
On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 02:15:51PM -0500, Laine Stump wrote:
> On 12/15/2016 05:12 AM, Marcel Apfelbaum wrote:
> > On 12/14/2016 10:10 PM, Laine Stump wrote:
> > > On 12/14/2016 12:17 PM, Marcel Apfelbaum wrote:
> > > > Be aware that 1 slot doesn't necessarily refer to only one device,
> > > > we can have a multi-function device.
> > >
> > > Is that a fixed thing? I mean, is it always possible to use all 8
> > > functions of a slot (assuming no hotplug of course)?
> > >
> > Yes, you simply add to the function 0 on command line: with -device
> > ...,multifunction=on.
> Yes, I know how the commandline works. my question is whether *all* PCI
> controllers in existence have 8 usable functions per slot, or if that might
> be another thing that is different from one controller to the next (and thus
> would have to be reported in these query responses).
That's a good question. From looking at the code, I was assuming
the 8 functions were always available. But if they might be not,
that's another reason to explicitly report PCI functions in the
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