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authorAnthony Liguori <aliguori@us.ibm.com>2012-05-14 10:06:50 -0500
committerAnthony Liguori <aliguori@us.ibm.com>2012-05-14 10:06:50 -0500
commit82ac96a72b860f6a4f125edd12f85cb21b3d66bf (patch)
treed0df62dba6fa89870cb1cbafdc412ba2c0b81446 /qemu-options.hx
parent90ca64a970b1d10352df3b2c68099341e900abe9 (diff)
parentb65ee4fa29ebfffb96a3ea983c97a664d30efd3f (diff)
downloadqemu-arm-82ac96a72b860f6a4f125edd12f85cb21b3d66bf.tar.gz
Merge remote-tracking branch 'sweil/for-1.1' into staging
* sweil/for-1.1: qemu-doc: Use QEMU instead of qemu for product name qemu-doc: Fix executable name in examples qemu-doc: Add missing parameter in description of -D option configure: Use QEMU instead of Qemu fix some common typos qemu-timer: Fix wrong error message
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diff --git a/qemu-options.hx b/qemu-options.hx
index 7d0b054dd5..8b662648ae 100644
--- a/qemu-options.hx
+++ b/qemu-options.hx
@@ -221,7 +221,7 @@ qcow2. If performance is more important than correctness,
@option{cache=writeback} should be used with qcow2.
In case you don't care about data integrity over host failures, use
-cache=unsafe. This option tells qemu that it never needs to write any data
+cache=unsafe. This option tells QEMU that it never needs to write any data
to the disk but can instead keeps things in cache. If anything goes wrong,
like your host losing power, the disk storage getting disconnected accidentally,
etc. you're image will most probably be rendered unusable. When using
@@ -233,47 +233,47 @@ is off.
Instead of @option{-cdrom} you can use:
@example
-qemu -drive file=file,index=2,media=cdrom
+qemu-system-i386 -drive file=file,index=2,media=cdrom
@end example
Instead of @option{-hda}, @option{-hdb}, @option{-hdc}, @option{-hdd}, you can
use:
@example
-qemu -drive file=file,index=0,media=disk
-qemu -drive file=file,index=1,media=disk
-qemu -drive file=file,index=2,media=disk
-qemu -drive file=file,index=3,media=disk
+qemu-system-i386 -drive file=file,index=0,media=disk
+qemu-system-i386 -drive file=file,index=1,media=disk
+qemu-system-i386 -drive file=file,index=2,media=disk
+qemu-system-i386 -drive file=file,index=3,media=disk
@end example
You can connect a CDROM to the slave of ide0:
@example
-qemu -drive file=file,if=ide,index=1,media=cdrom
+qemu-system-i386 -drive file=file,if=ide,index=1,media=cdrom
@end example
If you don't specify the "file=" argument, you define an empty drive:
@example
-qemu -drive if=ide,index=1,media=cdrom
+qemu-system-i386 -drive if=ide,index=1,media=cdrom
@end example
You can connect a SCSI disk with unit ID 6 on the bus #0:
@example
-qemu -drive file=file,if=scsi,bus=0,unit=6
+qemu-system-i386 -drive file=file,if=scsi,bus=0,unit=6
@end example
Instead of @option{-fda}, @option{-fdb}, you can use:
@example
-qemu -drive file=file,index=0,if=floppy
-qemu -drive file=file,index=1,if=floppy
+qemu-system-i386 -drive file=file,index=0,if=floppy
+qemu-system-i386 -drive file=file,index=1,if=floppy
@end example
By default, @var{interface} is "ide" and @var{index} is automatically
incremented:
@example
-qemu -drive file=a -drive file=b"
+qemu-system-i386 -drive file=a -drive file=b"
@end example
is interpreted like:
@example
-qemu -hda a -hdb b
+qemu-system-i386 -hda a -hdb b
@end example
ETEXI
@@ -297,7 +297,7 @@ STEXI
Set default value of @var{driver}'s property @var{prop} to @var{value}, e.g.:
@example
-qemu -global ide-drive.physical_block_size=4096 -drive file=file,if=ide,index=0,media=disk
+qemu-system-i386 -global ide-drive.physical_block_size=4096 -drive file=file,if=ide,index=0,media=disk
@end example
In particular, you can use this to set driver properties for devices which are
@@ -359,11 +359,11 @@ the recommended is 320x240, 640x480, 800x640.
@example
# try to boot from network first, then from hard disk
-qemu -boot order=nc
+qemu-system-i386 -boot order=nc
# boot from CD-ROM first, switch back to default order after reboot
-qemu -boot once=d
+qemu-system-i386 -boot once=d
# boot with a splash picture for 5 seconds.
-qemu -boot menu=on,splash=/root/boot.bmp,splash-time=5000
+qemu-system-i386 -boot menu=on,splash=/root/boot.bmp,splash-time=5000
@end example
Note: The legacy format '-boot @var{drives}' is still supported but its
@@ -454,12 +454,12 @@ Enable audio and selected sound hardware. Use ? to print all
available sound hardware.
@example
-qemu -soundhw sb16,adlib disk.img
-qemu -soundhw es1370 disk.img
-qemu -soundhw ac97 disk.img
-qemu -soundhw hda disk.img
-qemu -soundhw all disk.img
-qemu -soundhw ?
+qemu-system-i386 -soundhw sb16,adlib disk.img
+qemu-system-i386 -soundhw es1370 disk.img
+qemu-system-i386 -soundhw ac97 disk.img
+qemu-system-i386 -soundhw hda disk.img
+qemu-system-i386 -soundhw all disk.img
+qemu-system-i386 -soundhw ?
@end example
Note that Linux's i810_audio OSS kernel (for AC97) module might
@@ -515,7 +515,7 @@ Virtual Mouse. This will override the PS/2 mouse emulation when activated.
@item tablet
Pointer device that uses absolute coordinates (like a touchscreen). This
-means qemu is able to report the mouse position without having to grab the
+means QEMU is able to report the mouse position without having to grab the
mouse. Also overrides the PS/2 mouse emulation when activated.
@item disk:[format=@var{format}]:@var{file}
@@ -587,7 +587,7 @@ this path will be available to the 9p client on the guest.
Specifies the security model to be used for this export path.
Supported security models are "passthrough", "mapped-xattr", "mapped-file" and "none".
In "passthrough" security model, files are stored using the same
-credentials as they are created on the guest. This requires qemu
+credentials as they are created on the guest. This requires QEMU
to run as root. In "mapped-xattr" security model, some of the file
attributes like uid, gid, mode bits and link target are stored as
file attributes. For "mapped-file" these attributes are stored in the
@@ -654,7 +654,7 @@ this path will be available to the 9p client on the guest.
Specifies the security model to be used for this export path.
Supported security models are "passthrough", "mapped-xattr", "mapped-file" and "none".
In "passthrough" security model, files are stored using the same
-credentials as they are created on the guest. This requires qemu
+credentials as they are created on the guest. This requires QEMU
to run as root. In "mapped-xattr" security model, some of the file
attributes like uid, gid, mode bits and link target are stored as
file attributes. For "mapped-file" these attributes are stored in the
@@ -1117,7 +1117,7 @@ disables exclusive client access. Useful for shared desktop sessions,
where you don't want someone forgetting specify -shared disconnect
everybody else. 'ignore' completely ignores the shared flag and
allows everybody connect unconditionally. Doesn't conform to the rfb
-spec but is traditional qemu behavior.
+spec but is traditional QEMU behavior.
@end table
ETEXI
@@ -1368,7 +1368,7 @@ a guest from a local directory.
Example (using pxelinux):
@example
-qemu -hda linux.img -boot n -net user,tftp=/path/to/tftp/files,bootfile=/pxelinux.0
+qemu-system-i386 -hda linux.img -boot n -net user,tftp=/path/to/tftp/files,bootfile=/pxelinux.0
@end example
@item smb=@var{dir}[,smbserver=@var{addr}]
@@ -1403,7 +1403,7 @@ screen 0, use the following:
@example
# on the host
-qemu -net user,hostfwd=tcp:127.0.0.1:6001-:6000 [...]
+qemu-system-i386 -net user,hostfwd=tcp:127.0.0.1:6001-:6000 [...]
# this host xterm should open in the guest X11 server
xterm -display :1
@end example
@@ -1413,7 +1413,7 @@ the guest, use the following:
@example
# on the host
-qemu -net user,hostfwd=tcp::5555-:23 [...]
+qemu-system-i386 -net user,hostfwd=tcp::5555-:23 [...]
telnet localhost 5555
@end example
@@ -1452,20 +1452,22 @@ Examples:
@example
#launch a QEMU instance with the default network script
-qemu linux.img -net nic -net tap
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img -net nic -net tap
@end example
@example
#launch a QEMU instance with two NICs, each one connected
#to a TAP device
-qemu linux.img -net nic,vlan=0 -net tap,vlan=0,ifname=tap0 \
- -net nic,vlan=1 -net tap,vlan=1,ifname=tap1
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img \
+ -net nic,vlan=0 -net tap,vlan=0,ifname=tap0 \
+ -net nic,vlan=1 -net tap,vlan=1,ifname=tap1
@end example
@example
#launch a QEMU instance with the default network helper to
#connect a TAP device to bridge br0
-qemu linux.img -net nic -net tap,"helper=/usr/local/libexec/qemu-bridge-helper"
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img \
+ -net nic -net tap,"helper=/usr/local/libexec/qemu-bridge-helper"
@end example
@item -net bridge[,vlan=@var{n}][,name=@var{name}][,br=@var{bridge}][,helper=@var{helper}]
@@ -1481,13 +1483,13 @@ Examples:
@example
#launch a QEMU instance with the default network helper to
#connect a TAP device to bridge br0
-qemu linux.img -net bridge -net nic,model=virtio
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img -net bridge -net nic,model=virtio
@end example
@example
#launch a QEMU instance with the default network helper to
#connect a TAP device to bridge qemubr0
-qemu linux.img -net bridge,br=qemubr0 -net nic,model=virtio
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img -net bridge,br=qemubr0 -net nic,model=virtio
@end example
@item -net socket[,vlan=@var{n}][,name=@var{name}][,fd=@var{h}] [,listen=[@var{host}]:@var{port}][,connect=@var{host}:@var{port}]
@@ -1502,12 +1504,14 @@ specifies an already opened TCP socket.
Example:
@example
# launch a first QEMU instance
-qemu linux.img -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:56 \
- -net socket,listen=:1234
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img \
+ -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:56 \
+ -net socket,listen=:1234
# connect the VLAN 0 of this instance to the VLAN 0
# of the first instance
-qemu linux.img -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:57 \
- -net socket,connect=127.0.0.1:1234
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img \
+ -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:57 \
+ -net socket,connect=127.0.0.1:1234
@end example
@item -net socket[,vlan=@var{n}][,name=@var{name}][,fd=@var{h}][,mcast=@var{maddr}:@var{port}[,localaddr=@var{addr}]]
@@ -1530,30 +1534,35 @@ Use @option{fd=h} to specify an already opened UDP multicast socket.
Example:
@example
# launch one QEMU instance
-qemu linux.img -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:56 \
- -net socket,mcast=230.0.0.1:1234
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img \
+ -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:56 \
+ -net socket,mcast=230.0.0.1:1234
# launch another QEMU instance on same "bus"
-qemu linux.img -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:57 \
- -net socket,mcast=230.0.0.1:1234
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img \
+ -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:57 \
+ -net socket,mcast=230.0.0.1:1234
# launch yet another QEMU instance on same "bus"
-qemu linux.img -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:58 \
- -net socket,mcast=230.0.0.1:1234
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img \
+ -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:58 \
+ -net socket,mcast=230.0.0.1:1234
@end example
Example (User Mode Linux compat.):
@example
# launch QEMU instance (note mcast address selected
# is UML's default)
-qemu linux.img -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:56 \
- -net socket,mcast=239.192.168.1:1102
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img \
+ -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:56 \
+ -net socket,mcast=239.192.168.1:1102
# launch UML
/path/to/linux ubd0=/path/to/root_fs eth0=mcast
@end example
Example (send packets from host's 1.2.3.4):
@example
-qemu linux.img -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:56 \
- -net socket,mcast=239.192.168.1:1102,localaddr=1.2.3.4
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img \
+ -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:56 \
+ -net socket,mcast=239.192.168.1:1102,localaddr=1.2.3.4
@end example
@item -net vde[,vlan=@var{n}][,name=@var{name}][,sock=@var{socketpath}] [,port=@var{n}][,group=@var{groupname}][,mode=@var{octalmode}]
@@ -1568,7 +1577,7 @@ Example:
# launch vde switch
vde_switch -F -sock /tmp/myswitch
# launch QEMU instance
-qemu linux.img -net nic -net vde,sock=/tmp/myswitch
+qemu-system-i386 linux.img -net nic -net vde,sock=/tmp/myswitch
@end example
@item -net dump[,vlan=@var{n}][,file=@var{file}][,len=@var{len}]
@@ -1791,7 +1800,7 @@ not take any options.
@option{pty} is not available on Windows hosts.
@item -chardev stdio ,id=@var{id} [,signal=on|off]
-Connect to standard input and standard output of the qemu process.
+Connect to standard input and standard output of the QEMU process.
@option{signal} controls if signals are enabled on the terminal, that includes
exiting QEMU with the key sequence @key{Control-c}. This option is enabled by
@@ -1853,21 +1862,21 @@ Syntax for specifying iSCSI LUNs is
Example (without authentication):
@example
-qemu -iscsi initiator-name=iqn.2001-04.com.example:my-initiator \
--cdrom iscsi://192.0.2.1/iqn.2001-04.com.example/2 \
--drive file=iscsi://192.0.2.1/iqn.2001-04.com.example/1
+qemu-system-i386 -iscsi initiator-name=iqn.2001-04.com.example:my-initiator \
+ -cdrom iscsi://192.0.2.1/iqn.2001-04.com.example/2 \
+ -drive file=iscsi://192.0.2.1/iqn.2001-04.com.example/1
@end example
Example (CHAP username/password via URL):
@example
-qemu -drive file=iscsi://user%password@@192.0.2.1/iqn.2001-04.com.example/1
+qemu-system-i386 -drive file=iscsi://user%password@@192.0.2.1/iqn.2001-04.com.example/1
@end example
Example (CHAP username/password via environment variables):
@example
LIBISCSI_CHAP_USERNAME="user" \
LIBISCSI_CHAP_PASSWORD="password" \
-qemu -drive file=iscsi://192.0.2.1/iqn.2001-04.com.example/1
+qemu-system-i386 -drive file=iscsi://192.0.2.1/iqn.2001-04.com.example/1
@end example
iSCSI support is an optional feature of QEMU and only available when
@@ -1893,12 +1902,12 @@ Syntax for specifying a NBD device using Unix Domain Sockets
Example for TCP
@example
-qemu --drive file=nbd:192.0.2.1:30000
+qemu-system-i386 --drive file=nbd:192.0.2.1:30000
@end example
Example for Unix Domain Sockets
@example
-qemu --drive file=nbd:unix:/tmp/nbd-socket
+qemu-system-i386 --drive file=nbd:unix:/tmp/nbd-socket
@end example
@item Sheepdog
@@ -1923,7 +1932,7 @@ Syntax for specifying a sheepdog device
Example
@example
-qemu --drive file=sheepdog:192.0.2.1:30000:MyVirtualMachine
+qemu-system-i386 --drive file=sheepdog:192.0.2.1:30000:MyVirtualMachine
@end example
See also @url{http://http://www.osrg.net/sheepdog/}.
@@ -1986,7 +1995,7 @@ and communicate. Requires the Linux @code{vhci} driver installed. Can
be used as following:
@example
-qemu [...OPTIONS...] -bt hci,vlan=5 -bt vhci,vlan=5
+qemu-system-i386 [...OPTIONS...] -bt hci,vlan=5 -bt vhci,vlan=5
@end example
@item -bt device:@var{dev}[,vlan=@var{n}]
@@ -2119,19 +2128,19 @@ they default to @code{0.0.0.0}.
When not using a specified @var{src_port} a random port is automatically chosen.
If you just want a simple readonly console you can use @code{netcat} or
-@code{nc}, by starting qemu with: @code{-serial udp::4555} and nc as:
-@code{nc -u -l -p 4555}. Any time qemu writes something to that port it
+@code{nc}, by starting QEMU with: @code{-serial udp::4555} and nc as:
+@code{nc -u -l -p 4555}. Any time QEMU writes something to that port it
will appear in the netconsole session.
If you plan to send characters back via netconsole or you want to stop
-and start qemu a lot of times, you should have qemu use the same
+and start QEMU a lot of times, you should have QEMU use the same
source port each time by using something like @code{-serial
-udp::4555@@:4556} to qemu. Another approach is to use a patched
+udp::4555@@:4556} to QEMU. Another approach is to use a patched
version of netcat which can listen to a TCP port and send and receive
characters via udp. If you have a patched version of netcat which
activates telnet remote echo and single char transfer, then you can
use the following options to step up a netcat redirector to allow
-telnet on port 5555 to access the qemu port.
+telnet on port 5555 to access the QEMU port.
@table @code
@item QEMU Options:
-serial udp::4555@@:4556
@@ -2286,10 +2295,10 @@ STEXI
@findex -gdb
Wait for gdb connection on device @var{dev} (@pxref{gdb_usage}). Typical
connections will likely be TCP-based, but also UDP, pseudo TTY, or even
-stdio are reasonable use case. The latter is allowing to start qemu from
+stdio are reasonable use case. The latter is allowing to start QEMU from
within gdb and establish the connection via a pipe:
@example
-(gdb) target remote | exec qemu -gdb stdio ...
+(gdb) target remote | exec qemu-system-i386 -gdb stdio ...
@end example
ETEXI
@@ -2316,15 +2325,15 @@ DEF("D", HAS_ARG, QEMU_OPTION_D, \
"-D logfile output log to logfile (instead of the default /tmp/qemu.log)\n",
QEMU_ARCH_ALL)
STEXI
-@item -D
+@item -D @var{logfile}
@findex -D
-Output log in logfile instead of /tmp/qemu.log
+Output log in @var{logfile} instead of /tmp/qemu.log
ETEXI
DEF("hdachs", HAS_ARG, QEMU_OPTION_hdachs, \
"-hdachs c,h,s[,t]\n" \
" force hard disk 0 physical geometry and the optional BIOS\n" \
- " translation (t=none or lba) (usually qemu can guess them)\n",
+ " translation (t=none or lba) (usually QEMU can guess them)\n",
QEMU_ARCH_ALL)
STEXI
@item -hdachs @var{c},@var{h},@var{s},[,@var{t}]
@@ -2370,7 +2379,7 @@ DEF("xen-create", 0, QEMU_OPTION_xen_create,
QEMU_ARCH_ALL)
DEF("xen-attach", 0, QEMU_OPTION_xen_attach,
"-xen-attach attach to existing xen domain\n"
- " xend will use this when starting qemu\n",
+ " xend will use this when starting QEMU\n",
QEMU_ARCH_ALL)
STEXI
@item -xen-domid @var{id}
@@ -2383,7 +2392,7 @@ Warning: should not be used when xend is in use (XEN only).
@item -xen-attach
@findex -xen-attach
Attach to existing xen domain.
-xend will use this when starting qemu (XEN only).
+xend will use this when starting QEMU (XEN only).
ETEXI
DEF("no-reboot", 0, QEMU_OPTION_no_reboot, \