Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 596232
Update docs to exclude unsupported options
Last modified: 2013-01-09 17:37:33 EST
Description of problem:
Update the documentation provided along with qemu to remove the command-line options that we disable or discourage the use of.
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
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.
Verified in qemu-kvm-0.12.1.2-2.108.el6.x86_64, 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.
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.