[libvirt PATCH v3 11/11] docs: note node device fields that are read-only
jjongsma at redhat.com
Tue Jun 16 14:27:59 UTC 2020
As noted by Erik Skultety, we use the same XML schema to report
existing devices and to define new devices. However, some schema
elements are "read-only". In other words, they are used to report
information from the node device driver and cannot be used to define a
new device. Note these in the documentation.
Signed-off-by: Jonathon Jongsma <jjongsma at redhat.com>
docs/formatnode.html.in | 9 +++++++--
1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/docs/formatnode.html.in b/docs/formatnode.html.in
index 0637d457ee..e4328fedbe 100644
@@ -31,11 +31,16 @@
name is just the bus type and address, as in
"pci_0000_00_02_1" or "usb_1_5_3", but some devices are able
to provide more specific names, such as
+ "net_eth1_00_27_13_6a_fe_00". This is a read-only field that is
+ reported by the device driver. If this element is set when defining a
+ new device, it will be ignored.
- Fully qualified sysfs path to the device.
+ Fully qualified sysfs path to the device. This is a read-only field
+ that is reported by the device driver. If this element is set when
+ defining a new device, it will be ignored.
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