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authorPaolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>2013-02-08 14:06:12 +0100
committerKevin Wolf <kwolf@redhat.com>2013-02-22 21:29:42 +0100
commita9384aff5315e7568b6ebc171f4a482e01f06526 (patch)
tree6482bec7ed74afb86b53be6e563fe450dd4c252b /qemu-options.hx
parent9e8f1835ea3ab3be83634f34c1bb8b69cd871766 (diff)
blockdev: add discard suboption to -drive
Add support for BDRV_O_UNMAP from the QEMU command-line. Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Kevin Wolf <kwolf@redhat.com>
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diff --git a/qemu-options.hx b/qemu-options.hx
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@@ -440,6 +440,8 @@ These options have the same definition as they have in @option{-hdachs}.
@var{cache} is "none", "writeback", "unsafe", "directsync" or "writethrough" and controls how the host cache is used to access block data.
@item aio=@var{aio}
@var{aio} is "threads", or "native" and selects between pthread based disk I/O and native Linux AIO.
+@item discard=@var{discard}
+@var{discard} is one of "ignore" (or "off") or "unmap" (or "on") and controls whether @dfn{discard} (also known as @dfn{trim} or @dfn{unmap}) requests are ignored or passed to the filesystem. Some machine types may not support discard requests.
@item format=@var{format}
Specify which disk @var{format} will be used rather than detecting
the format. Can be used to specifiy format=raw to avoid interpreting