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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH v4 3/3] news: Update news and libvirt documentation



On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 11:25:41 -0400, Farhan Ali wrote:
> Update news and libvirt docs for loadparm.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Farhan Ali <alifm linux vnet ibm com>
> ---
>  docs/formatdomain.html.in |  9 +++++++--
>  docs/news.xml             | 11 +++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/docs/formatdomain.html.in b/docs/formatdomain.html.in
> index 07208ee..837be18 100644
> --- a/docs/formatdomain.html.in
> +++ b/docs/formatdomain.html.in
> @@ -3022,8 +3022,13 @@
>        <dt><code>boot</code></dt>
>        <dd>Specifies that the disk is bootable. The <code>order</code>
>          attribute determines the order in which devices will be tried during
> -        boot sequence. The per-device <code>boot</code> elements cannot be
> -        used together with general boot elements in
> +        boot sequence. On S390 architecture only the first boot device is used.
> +        The optional <code>loadparm</code> attribute is an 8 byte parameter
> +        which can be queried by guests on S390 via sclp or diag 308. Linux
> +        guests on S390 can use <code>loadparm</code> to select a boot entry.
> +        <span class="since">Since 3.5.0</span>
> +        The per-device <code>boot</code> elements cannot be used together
> +        with general boot elements in
>          <a href="#elementsOSBIOS">BIOS bootloader</a> section.
>          <span class="since">Since 0.8.8</span>
>        </dd>

Okay, so this should be in the first patch.

> diff --git a/docs/news.xml b/docs/news.xml
> index 649350a..a15edb5 100644
> --- a/docs/news.xml
> +++ b/docs/news.xml
> @@ -37,6 +37,17 @@
>      <section title="New features">
>        <change>
>          <summary>
> +          qemu: Add support for loadparm for a boot device
> +        </summary>
> +        <description>
> +          Add an optional boot parameter 'loadparm' for a boot device.
> +          Loadparm is an 8 byte parameter that, when present, is queried by
> +          S390 guests via sclp or diag 308. Linux guests on S390 use it to
> +          select a boot entry.
> +        </description>
> +      </change>
> +      <change>
> +        <summary>
>            Improved streams to efficiently transfer sparseness
>          </summary>
>          <description>

Our contributor guidelines state that this change has to be in a
separate patch.

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