[libvirt] [PATCH 1/3] conf: Set rebootTimeout valid range to 0..0xffff

Han Han hhan at redhat.com
Fri Nov 8 10:27:54 UTC 2019

On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 4:04 PM Michal Privoznik <mprivozn at redhat.com>

> On 10/15/19 7:23 AM, Han Han wrote:
> > Hi Michal,
> > Any more advice update?
> Well, as I've said earlier, since we document that -1 is accepted value
> and it means that it suppresses automatic reboots we need a way to
> preserve this behaviour. For instance, what happens if you don't put
> reboot-timeout onto the cmd line at all? Does qemu use some default and
If no  reboot-timeout, qemu will not reboot by default. I have updated the
qemu doc:

> reboot anyways? If it doesn't reboot then -1 should mean to not put
I think they use the same defaults and will not reboot by default. That can
be checked by
the code before and after qemu commit ee5d0f8. The values passed to
fw_cfg_add_file are
same by default.

Markus Armbruster,
Could you please confirm that, for cases of
- reboot-timeout=-1 before ee5d0f8
- reboot-timeout by default before ee5d0f8
- reboot-timeout by default after  ee5d0f8
they all will not reboot?

reboot-timeout onto the cmd line. However, if it does reboot then we
> need to talk to qemu developers to provide us a way to suppress
> automatic reboots.
> Michal

Best regards,
Han Han
Quality Engineer

Email: hhan at redhat.com
Phone: +861065339333
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