Bug 596232 - Update docs to exclude unsupported options
Summary: Update docs to exclude unsupported options
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: qemu-kvm
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Amit Shah
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-26 12:32 UTC by Amit Shah
Modified: 2013-01-09 22:37 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: qemu-kvm-
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2010-11-10 21:24:57 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Description Amit Shah 2010-05-26 12:32:27 UTC
Description of problem:
Update the documentation provided along with qemu to remove the command-line options that we disable or discourage the use of.

Comment 1 RHEL Program Management 2010-05-26 12:36:39 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 11 Amit Shah 2010-07-29 07:13:01 UTC
Note: it was decided to just add a note discouraging the use of the qemu-kvm directly and mentioning that libvirt is the only supported way of using qemu-kvm.

Comment 12 Golita Yue 2010-08-11 07:04:30 UTC
Verified in qemu-kvm-, fixed.

Added the warning messages in help doc:
WARNING: Direct use of qemu-kvm from the command line is unsupported.
WARNING: Only use via libvirt.
WARNING: Some options listed here may not be available in future releases.

Comment 13 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 21:24:57 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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