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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH] qdev: add -pcidevice command line option.

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH] qdev: add -pcidevice command line option.
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 09:55:39 +0200
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On 06/29/09 16:51, Anthony Liguori wrote:
Gerd Hoffmann wrote:

-pcidevice ES1370,addr=42 (replaces -audio es1370).
-pcidevice virtio-balloon-pci (replaces -balloon).
-pcidevice lsi53c895a,addr=23 (add scsi adapter in specified slot).
-pcidevice "PIIX3 USB-UHCI" (add second usb bus).

What I would like to see is that this internal mechanism be used to
implement the switches it replaces. That is, -balloon should just add
just be a convenience option that expands to -pcidevice. The same for

Hmm, I was thinking about dropping the -balloon and -audio switches altogether. Or do we need them for backward compatibility?


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