Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1024335
Manpage doesn't document -drive rerror/werror/readonly
Last modified: 2014-10-14 02:53:54 EDT
The qemu manpage in RHEL 6 doesn't document the rerror/werror/readonly options
for -drive, even though these options are implemented. They should be added to
Fix included in qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.420.el6
Steps to reproduce and verify this issue:
1. dump output of man qemu-kvm for fixed qemu-kvm and unfixed qemu-kvm
2. run diff on them
Tested with qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.428.el6.x86_64 and qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.415.el6.x86_64. Actual result is as below:
# diff -up qemu-kvm-man-old qemu-kvm-man
--- qemu-kvm-man-old 2014-07-01 13:49:01.385203252 +0800
+++ qemu-kvm-man 2014-07-01 13:43:02.638202102 +0800
@@ -168,6 +168,17 @@ OPTIONS
Specify the controller’s PCI address (if=virtio only).
+ Specify which action to take on write and read errors. Valid
+ actions are: "ignore" (ignore the error and try to continue),
+ "stop" (pause QEMU), "report" (report the error to the guest),
+ "enospc" (pause QEMU only if the host disk is full; report the
+ error to the guest otherwise). The default setting is
+ werror=enospc and rerror=report.
+ Open drive file as read-only. Guest write attempts will fail.
As per above, this issue has been fixed.
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.