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136cd19d 01/31/2014 11:05 pm Daniel P. Berrange

Describe flaws in qcow/qcow2 encryption in the docs

The qemu-img.texi / qemu-doc.texi files currently describe the
qcow2/qcow2 encryption thus

"Encryption uses the AES format which is very secure (128 bit
keys). Use a long password (16 characters) to get maximum...
7fa9e1f9 01/22/2014 01:07 pm Stefan Hajnoczi

docs: qcow2 compat=1.1 is now the default

Commit 9117b47717ad208b12786ce88eacb013f9b3dd1c ("qcow2: Change default
for new images to compat=1.1") changed the default qcow2 image format
version but forgot to update qemu-doc.texi and qemu-img.texi.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <>...

8282db1b 12/20/2013 10:11 am Jeff Cody

docs: updated qemu-img man page and qemu-doc to reflect VHDX support.

The man page for qemu-img, and the qemu-doc, did not mention VHDX
as a supported format. This adds in reference to VHDX in those

[Stefan Weil <> suggested s/Block Size/Block size/ for...

a8ad4159 06/28/2013 09:10 pm Michael Tokarev

doc: we use seabios, not bochs bios

Signed-off-by: Michael Tokarev <>

6a4e1771 05/26/2013 02:37 pm Blue Swirl

Remove Sun4c, Sun4d and a few CPUs

Sun4c and Sun4d architectures and related CPUs are not fully implemented
(especially Sun4c MMU) and there has been no interest for them.

Likewise, a few CPUs (Cypress, Ross etc) are only half implemented.

Remove the machines and CPUs, they can be re-added if needed later....

59d82762 05/12/2013 12:25 pm Hervé Poussineau

audio: update documentation after removing --audio-card-list option

Commit 98af93fde2e37b5b0c8cee9036e028fe6df6446c removed the
--audio-card-list option in configure, and commit
8f3b664f6cc4153cc73941c941d54c4e499b7537 always compiled in
the adlib, gus and cs4231a audio cards....

48c75f48 04/26/2013 01:44 pm Thomas Schwinge

qemu-doc: Option -ignore-environment removed.

Has been removed in commit fc9c54124d134dbd76338a92a91804dab2df8166.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Schwinge <>
Reviewed-by: Peter Maydell <>
Signed-off-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <>

0a12ec87 04/15/2013 11:18 am Richard W.M. Jones

block: Add support for Secure Shell (ssh) block device.

qemu-system-x86_64 -drive file=ssh://hostname/some/image

QEMU will ssh into 'hostname' and open '/some/image' which is made
available as a standard block device.

You can specify a username (ssh://user@host/...) and/or a port number...

9a2d462e 04/15/2013 11:18 am Richard W.M. Jones

block: ssh: Use libssh2_sftp_fsync (if supported by libssh2) to flush to disk.

libssh2_sftp_fsync is an extension to libssh2 to support fsync(2) over
sftp, which is itself an extension of OpenSSH.

If both libssh2 and the ssh daemon support it, this will allow...

5d6768e3 03/04/2013 10:54 am MORITA Kazutaka

sheepdog: accept URIs

The URI syntax is consistent with the NBD and Gluster syntax. The
syntax is


Signed-off-by: MORITA Kazutaka <>
Signed-off-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <>

1b8bbb46 03/04/2013 10:54 am MORITA Kazutaka

sheepdog: add support for connecting to unix domain socket

This patch adds support for a unix domain socket for a connection
between qemu and local sheepdog server. You can use the unix domain
socket with the following syntax:

$ qemu sheepdog+unix:///&lt;vdiname&gt;?socket=&lt;socket path&gt;[#snapid]...
989b697d 02/26/2013 09:31 pm Peter Maydell

qemu-log: default to stderr for logging output

Switch the default for qemu_log logging output from "/tmp/qemu.log"
to stderr. This is an incompatible change in some sense, but logging
is mostly used for debugging purposes so it shouldn't affect production...

d3067b02 11/30/2012 12:33 pm Kevin Wolf

Documentation: Update image format information

Document new and yet undocumented options and image formats. The
qemu-img man page contains information only for raw and qcow2 now and
references the HTML documentation for a more detailed description of
other formats....

8809e289 11/14/2012 07:19 pm Bharata B Rao

qemu: Document GlusterFS block driver usage

Signed-off-by: Bharata B Rao <>
Signed-off-by: Kevin Wolf <>

1d7d2a9d 11/12/2012 03:38 pm Paolo Bonzini

nbd: accept URIs

The URI syntax is consistent with the Gluster syntax. Export names
are specified in the path, preceded by one or more (otherwise unused)

Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <>

31459f46 08/09/2012 04:04 pm Ronnie Sahlberg

iscsi: Pick default initiator-name based on the name of the VM

This patch updates the iscsi layer to automatically pick a 'unique'
initiator-name based on the name of the vm in case the user has not set
an explicit iqn-name to use.

Create a new function qemu_get_vm_name() that returns the name of the VM,...

0f66998f 08/03/2012 10:28 pm Paul Moore

vnc: disable VNC password authentication (security type 2) when in FIPS mode

FIPS 140-2 requires disabling certain ciphers, including DES, which is used
by VNC to obscure passwords when they are sent over the network. The
solution for FIPS users is to disable the use of VNC password auth when the...

c8057f95 08/02/2012 09:16 pm Peter Maydell

Support 'help' as a synonym for '?' in command line options

For command line options which permit '?' meaning 'please list the
permitted values', add support for 'help' as a synonym, by abstracting
the check out into a helper function.

This change means that in some cases where we were being lazy in...

e1b4382c 07/17/2012 11:40 pm Stefan Weil

doc: Fix indefinite article an -> a before nouns that begin with 'h'

Although the rule also allows 'an' for historical reasons,
'a' is more common because 'h' is pronounced.

Reviewed-by: Peter Maydell <>
Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>...

3804da9d 05/14/2012 08:27 am Stefan Weil

qemu-doc: Fix executable name in examples

The executable name qemu was replaced some time ago by qemu-system-i386.
Fix all examples accordingly.

Some examples will only work with qemu-system-i386 or qemu-system-x86_64
for obvious reasons ("dos.img").

To keep things simple, I did not vary the executable name....

b65ee4fa 05/14/2012 08:27 am Stefan Weil

qemu-doc: Use QEMU instead of qemu for product name

When 'qemu' was used as a product name or as a generic process name,
it is now replaced by the official upper case 'QEMU'.

Added missing period (hint from Andreas Färber).

Reviewed-by: Andreas Färber <>...

0adb1246 05/01/2012 01:17 am Andreas Färber

Drop darwin-user

It's been orphaned, not compiling for a long time and despite Apple's
drop of their Rosetta ppc emulation technology with Mac OS X Lion no one
has stepped up to fix it.

Testing necessary changes wrt QOM'ification thus is impossible, so we...

c5ec15ea 04/07/2012 04:58 pm Stefan Weil

Replace Qemu by QEMU in w32 installation path (prefix)

The official spelling is QEMU.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Reviewed-by: Andreas Färber <>
Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

071c9394 04/07/2012 04:58 pm Stefan Weil

Replace Qemu by QEMU in user visible documentation

The official spelling is QEMU.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Reviewed-by: Andreas Färber <>
Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

f9dadc98 02/09/2012 05:17 pm Ronnie Sahlberg

iSCSI: add configuration variables for iSCSI

This patch adds configuration variables for iSCSI to set
initiator-name to use when logging in to the target,
which type of header-digest to negotiate with the target
and username and password for CHAP authentication....

126c7913 12/14/2011 01:14 pm Stefan Weil

doc: Remove Symbian Virtual Platform

Commit d396a657baec8c6b7aa0c888746e0e2f78303650 removed the code
for SVP, so the documentation needs this update.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Signed-off-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <>

54dcd0b3 11/18/2011 09:30 pm Anthony Liguori

Merge remote-tracking branch 'kwolf/block-stable' into staging

00984e39 11/18/2011 02:35 pm Ronnie Sahlberg

Documentation: Add section about iSCSI LUNS to qemu-doc

Add a new section about using iSCSI LUNs with qemu
and provide a short example on how to set up a target and access it
using the built-in initiator

Signed-off-by: Ronnie Sahlberg <>...

b5e4946f 11/17/2011 02:57 pm Stefan Weil

Fix spelling in documentation and comments (similiar -> similar)

This bug was detected by codespell.
In mips_mipssim.c a grammatical error was fixed, too.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Signed-off-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <>

1a1a0e20 10/26/2011 04:15 pm Bernhard Reutner-Fischer

Documentation: fix typo

Signed-off-by: Bernhard Reutner-Fischer <>
Signed-off-by: Stefan Hajnoczi <>

3aeaea65 10/16/2011 12:38 am Max Filippov

target-xtensa: update qemu-doc.texi

Signed-off-by: Max Filippov <>
Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

d6a65ba3 08/05/2011 06:57 pm Jan Kiszka

sdl: Add zoom hot keys

Allow to enlarge or shrink the screen via CTRL-ALT-+/-. In contrast to
scaling the window, these controls always preserve the aspect ratio of
the current console.

CC: Stefano Stabellini <>
Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <>...

de1db2a1 05/15/2011 01:13 am Brad Hards

doc: Add explanation that -alt-grab and -ctrl-grab affect special keys

Phillip Merensky reported that the special keys (e.g. Ctrl-Alt-f for full
screen) did not work correctly if -alt-grab is used.

BUG: 696530

Review of ui/sdl.c:sdl_refresh indicates that this is the intended behaviour,...

42af9c30 02/07/2011 10:44 am MORITA Kazutaka

Documentation: add Sheepdog disk images

Signed-off-by: MORITA Kazutaka <>
Signed-off-by: Kevin Wolf <>

4c3b5a48 01/20/2011 10:54 pm Blue Swirl

Add scripts directory

Move build and user scripts into scripts directory.

Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

40c5c6cd 01/09/2011 10:58 pm Stefan Weil

qemu-doc: Spelling fixes

neccessary -> necessary
Keberos -> Kerberos
emuilated -> emulated
transciever -> transceiver
emulaton -> emulation
inital -> initial
MingGW -> MinGW

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

2d983446 01/09/2011 10:57 pm Stefan Weil

qemu-doc: Add missing blanks

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

576fd0a1 01/09/2011 10:57 pm Stefan Weil

qemu-doc: Add missing menu entry

Each @section should have a menu entry and a @node entry.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

0d6753e5 01/09/2011 10:57 pm Stefan Weil

qemu-doc: Clean whitespace

Remove blanks at line endings.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

7d72e762 11/01/2010 11:41 pm Gerd Hoffmann

intel-hda: documentation update

Signed-off-by: Gerd Hoffmann <>
Signed-off-by: malc <>

f66724c9 10/05/2010 09:53 pm Stefan Weil

Add new user mode option -ignore-environment

An empty environment is sometimes useful in user mode.
The new option provides it for linux-user and bsd-user
(darwin-user still has no environment related options).

The patch also adds the documentation for other...

1d45f8b5 08/30/2010 07:29 pm Laurent Vivier

nbd: Introduce NBD named exports.

This patch allows to connect Qemu using NBD protocol to an nbd-server
using named exports.

For instance, if on the host "isoserver", in /etc/nbd-server/config, you have:

exportname = /ISO/debian-500-powerpc-netinst.iso...

6cbf4c8c 08/11/2010 12:25 am Cam Macdonell

RESEND: Inter-VM shared memory PCI device

resend for bug fix related to removal of irqfd

Support an inter-vm shared memory device that maps a shared-memory object as a
PCI device in the guest. This patch also supports interrupts between guest by
communicating over a unix domain socket. This patch applies to the qemu-kvm...

1f5c3f8c 07/11/2010 08:29 pm Stefan Weil

Documentation: Fix spelling bugs

rewuired -> required
ths -> this

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

68a1c816 05/29/2010 04:27 am Paul Brook

Pre-allocate guest address space

Allow pre-allocation of the guest virtual address space in usermode emulation.

Signed-off-by: Paul Brook <>

609c1dac 03/18/2010 08:41 pm Blue Swirl

Fix manpage errors

Split long unbreakable lines to smaller sections.

Spotted by Debian Lintian tool:

Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

7544a042 02/10/2010 08:44 pm Stefan Weil

Documentation: Enhance documentation (index, keywords)

  • Add some keywords for the concept index.
  • Add some keywords for the keystroke index.
  • Mark invalid or unclear documentation with TODO.
    Is there a better proposal how to do this?
  • Fix copy+paste error in ColdFire section...
a1a32b05 02/10/2010 08:43 pm Stefan Weil

Documentation: Add direntry for info format

update-info-dir maintains an index of all available
documentation in info format (the file /usr/share/info/dir).

It reads special @direntry tags in info files.

This patch (extracted from a larger patch provided by...

e080e785 02/10/2010 08:43 pm Stefan Weil

Documentation: Use UTF-8 encoding and fix one wrong encoding

At least for Linux distributions UTF-8 is now standard,
so the QEMU documentation should use this encoding, too.

Even if there was currently only a single special character
using ISO-8859-1, this might change in the future....

47eacb4f 02/10/2010 08:43 pm Stefan Weil

Documentation: Add some basic documentation on make targets

This should help new users to get started.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

d7e5edca 02/10/2010 08:43 pm Stefan Weil

Documentation: Fix item list

@itemize @minus does not work as expected
(the items start with "* -").

A simple @itemize gives a better result.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

d0a96f3d 02/10/2010 07:56 pm Scott Tsai

doc: Update mingw cross compile instructions

The "Cross compilation for Windows with Linux" section of qemu-doc.texi
still instructs the user to use 'configure --enable-mingw32'
even after the option was removed in Aug 2008:

21a88941 12/21/2009 10:19 pm Paul Brook

ARM PBX-A9 memory map tweaks

Add core tile memeory to the RealView PBX-A9 board. Document the
memeory maps that are known to work with the qemu bootloader.

Signed-off-by: Paul Brook <>

f7c70325 11/19/2009 06:45 pm Paul Brook

ARM PBX-A9 board support

Implement ARM RealView PBX-A9 board support.

Signed-off-by: Paul Brook <>

0ef849d7 11/16/2009 07:06 pm Paul Brook

ARM PB-A8 support

Add ARM Realview PB-A8 board support.

Signed-off-by: Paul Brook <>

c988bfad 11/13/2009 06:31 am Paul Brook

ARM MPCore tweaks

Allow the user to specify the number of cores present on the
RealView EB + ARM11MPCore board. Also split into its own config
rather than guessing from the CPU name.

Signed-off-by: Paul Brook <>

4e257e5e 10/15/2009 05:32 pm Kevin Wolf

Documentation: Add missing tags to placeholders

Not all placeholders in options descriptions had the @var tag on them. Add the
tag so that it's clearly visible that they are placeholders.

Patchworks-ID: 35602
Signed-off-by: Kevin Wolf <>...

720036a5 09/10/2009 07:05 pm malc

Add information w.r.t default GUS IRQ assigment

c4a735f9 09/10/2009 04:16 am malc

Allow to unscale the output window with a Ctrl-Alt-u hotkey

Signed-off-by: malc <>

379f6698 07/17/2009 03:12 pm Paul Brook

Userspace guest address offsetting

Re-implement GUEST_BASE support.
Offset guest ddress space by default if the guest binary contains
regions below the host mmap_min_addr.
Implement support for i386, x86-64 and arm hosts.

Signed-off-by: Riku Voipio <>...

3a2eeac0 06/06/2009 07:22 pm Stefan Weil

doc: Update information on supported network adapters.

  • There are no ISA PCI network adapters.
  • MIPS Malta is supported with any PCI network card.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>

2313086a 06/06/2009 11:22 am Blue Swirl

Use hxtool to generate monitor documentation and C structures

Signed-off-by: Blue Swirl <>

48c50a62 05/27/2009 02:34 am Edgar E. Iglesias

doc: Briefly mention CRIS and MicroBlaze.

Signed-off-by: Edgar E. Iglesias <>

e561a280 05/20/2009 05:12 pm Hollis Blanchard

remove gcc 3.x requirement from documentation

This text is no longer accurate. After the patch is applied, the
generated version at should be

This patch is also a candidate for the stable branch. (The URL above is...

4af39611 05/15/2009 01:11 am Paul Brook

Syborg (Symbian Virtual Platform) board

A virtual reference platform for SymbianOS development/debugging.

Signed-off-by: Paul Brook <>

1b530a6d 04/05/2009 11:08 pm aurel32

Add new command line option -singlestep for tcg single stepping.

This replaces a compile time option for some targets and adds
this feature to targets which did not have a compile time option.

Add monitor command to enable or disable single step mode.

Modify monitor command "info status" to display single step mode....

5824d651 03/28/2009 08:44 am blueswir1

Syncing documentation vs. -help vs. qemu_options table

Try to keep documentation about command line switches, -help text and
qemu_options table synchronized.

In true Qemu tradition, an include file is generated from single .hx file
containing all relevant information in one place. The include file is...

9e995645 03/07/2009 11:28 pm aurel32

Fix texinfo syntax errors.

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

76655d6d 03/06/2009 10:27 pm aliguori

Support ACLs for controlling VNC access ("Daniel P. Berrange")

This patch introduces a generic internal API for access control lists
to be used by network servers in QEMU. It adds support for checking
these ACL in the VNC server, in two places. The first ACL is for the...

2f9606b3 03/06/2009 10:27 pm aliguori

Add SASL authentication support ("Daniel P. Berrange")

This patch adds the new SASL authentication protocol to the VNC server.

It is enabled by setting the 'sasl' flag when launching VNC. SASL can
optionally provide encryption via its SSF layer, if a suitable mechanism...

0858532e 02/28/2009 12:09 am aliguori

chroot and change user support (Nolan)

Resent with fixed formatting.

This patch adds two new command line options:
-chroot <dir>
-runas <user>

This is useful for running qemu as an unprivileged user in a chroot
jail. To avoid having to populate the jail, chrooting happens right...

8a92ea2f 02/27/2009 10:12 pm aliguori

Allow additions of ACPI tables from command line (Gleb Natapov)

This is needed to dynamically add SLIC tables with Windows
activation keys.

Signed-off-by: Gleb Natapov <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

8ca9217d 02/16/2009 05:34 pm aliguori

specify vmchannel as a net option (Gleb Natapov)

Signed-off-by: Gleb Natapov <>
Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

006f3a48 02/08/2009 05:59 pm blueswir1

Switch Mac99 to OpenBIOS

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

aa71cf80 02/08/2009 05:53 pm aurel32

QEMU Microsoft serial mouse emulation

Adds "msmouse" character device, which emulates a serial mouse.
Use it with -serial msmouse.

Signed-Off-By: Lubomir Rintel <>
Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

1f605a76 02/08/2009 04:51 pm aurel32

Additional VGA options for MIPS Malta

Support all kinds of pci vga cards (including none)

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

d2c639d6 01/24/2009 08:19 pm blueswir1

Synch code, help and docs

Rearrange code, help printout and docs so that they are in the same
(hopefully more logical) order for easier maintenance.

Add help and docs for undocumented options.

Reformat slightly for more consistent help output.

Add comments to encourage better synchronization in the future....

73822ec8 01/15/2009 10:11 pm aliguori

Add -rtc-td-hack option to fix time drift with RTC on Windows (Gleb Natapov)

After my last patch to fix interrupt coalescing was rejected
on the basis that it is too intrusive we decided to make the
fix much more localized and only fix the problem for RTC time...

1d1f8c33 01/09/2009 12:46 pm malc

Update to reflect the fact that AC97 will be built by default

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

d45952a0 01/08/2009 06:01 pm aurel32

Some more updates for the g3bw -> g3beige change

Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

13e4e059 01/08/2009 01:51 am aurel32

update the documentation for the g3bw -> g3beige change

Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

7a9f6e4a 01/07/2009 07:48 pm aliguori

Add a -net name=foo parameter (Mark McLoughlin)

Allow the user to supply a vlan client name on the command line.

This is probably only useful for management tools so that they can
use their own names rather than parsing the output of 'info network'.

Signed-off-by: Mark McLoughlin <>...

fa879c64 01/07/2009 07:32 pm aliguori

add "serial" parameter to -drive flag (Gleb Natapov)

Windows calculates HW "uniqueness" based on a hard drive serial number
among other things. The patch allows to specify drive serial number
from a command line.

Signed-off-by: Gleb Natapov <>...

95efd11c 12/24/2008 10:26 pm blueswir1

Add support for -prom-env command line options

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

992e5acd 12/24/2008 10:23 pm blueswir1

Use OpenBIOS for g3bw machine

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

ef4c3856 12/15/2008 04:12 am balrog

Add ARM board names still missing from qemu-doc.

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

997641a8 12/15/2008 04:05 am balrog

ARM: basic SX1-cellphone sysemu support (Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD).

The TSC2102 chip is not included in documentation because a patch is

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

2569da0c 12/10/2008 05:14 pm aliguori

Accept password as an argument to 'change vnc password' monitor command (Chris Webb)

This allows easier use of the change vnc password monitor command from
management scripts, without having to implement expect(1)-like behaviour.

Signed-off-by: Chris Webb <>...

4dc822d7 12/04/2008 11:39 pm aliguori

Use writeback caching by default with qcow2

qcow2 writes a cluster reference count on every cluster update. This causes
performance to crater when using anything but cache=writeback. This is most
noticeable when using savevm. Right now, qcow2 isn't a reliable format...

6e02c38d 12/04/2008 09:52 pm aliguori

Add virtio-blk support

Virtio-blk is a paravirtual block device based on VirtIO. It can be used by
specifying the if=virtio parameter to the -drive parameter.

When using -enable-kvm, it can achieve very good performance compared to IDE or

Signed-off-by: Anthony Liguori <>...

9b3469cc 12/04/2008 08:01 pm malc

Clarify -soundhw documentation as to avoid hda confusion

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

1addc7c5 11/30/2008 06:25 pm aurel32

Spelling and grammar fixes

Minor fixes of spelling and grammar in comments and documentation

Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <>
Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

030370a2 11/28/2008 01:17 pm aurel32

qemu-doc.texi: rewrite the documentation for the -net option

Addresses comments from Jamie Lokier.

Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <>

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

f5fc9975 11/28/2008 12:11 pm aurel32

qemu-doc.texi: document downscript network option

From Guido Günther, through the Debian BTS.

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

2d564691 11/09/2008 04:24 am balrog

Document bluetooth support in qemu-doc.

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

84778508 10/26/2008 10:33 pm blueswir1

Preliminary BSD user emulator support

git-svn-id: svn:// c046a42c-6fe2-441c-8c8c-71466251a162

9f7965c7 10/14/2008 05:42 pm aliguori

Expand cache= option and use write-through caching by default

This patch changes the cache= option to accept none, writeback, or writethough
to control the host page cache behavior. By default, writethrough caching is
now used which internally is implemented by using O_DSYNC to open the disk...

34a3d239 10/04/2008 11:43 pm blueswir1

Update Sparc docs, add -cpu flag

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54ae1fbd 10/02/2008 12:46 am aurel32

qemu-doc: document use of raw values with sendkey

Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <>

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3893c124 09/28/2008 03:42 am malc

Change the way video graphics adapter is selected

Instead of having (current)three command line switches -std-vga,
-cirrusvga and -vmwarevga, provide one -vga switch which takes
an argument, so that:
qemu -std-vga becomes qemu -vga std
qemu -cirrusvga becomes qemu -vga cirrus...