[PATCH 1/1] formatdomain.html.in: mention pSeries NVDIMM 'align down' mechanic

Daniel Henrique Barboza danielhb413 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 16:51:46 UTC 2020

The reason why we align down the guest area (total-size - label-size) is
explained in the body of qemuDomainNVDimmAlignSizePseries(). This
behavior must also be documented in the user docs.

Signed-off-by: Daniel Henrique Barboza <danielhb413 at gmail.com>
 docs/formatdomain.html.in | 6 ++++--
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/formatdomain.html.in b/docs/formatdomain.html.in
index f5ee97de81..af6c809ddd 100644
--- a/docs/formatdomain.html.in
+++ b/docs/formatdomain.html.in
@@ -9412,8 +9412,10 @@ qemu-kvm -net nic,model=? /dev/null
               <li>the minimum label size is 128KiB,</li>
-              <li>the remaining size (total-size - label-size) will be aligned
-                to 4KiB as default.</li>
+              <li>the remaining size (total-size - label-size), also called guest
+                area, will be aligned to 4KiB as default. For pSeries guests, the
+                guest area will be aligned down to 256MiB, and the minimum size
+                of the guest area must be at least 256MiB plus the label-size.</li>

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