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Re: [Qemu-devel] "qemu -device ?" segfaults

From: andrzej zaborowski
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] "qemu -device ?" segfaults
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 09:57:01 +0100

On 23 February 2012 09:48, Markus Armbruster <address@hidden> wrote:
> andrzej zaborowski <address@hidden> writes:
>> On 23 February 2012 09:20, Gerd Hoffmann <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> $subject says all, which pretty much breaks libvirt-managed qemu ...
>> Also "device_add nonexistent-device" in the monitor gives a rather
>> unhelpful message:
>> Parameter 'driver' expects device type
> "-device foo" is really shorthand for "-device driver=foo".  And deep
> down in the bowels of qdev, where the error get reported, the value of
> parameter "driver" gets treated like any other parameter's value: if
> it's not within ACCEPTABLE-SET, complain "Parameter 'NAME' expected

Yeah, I looked at this code, perhaps "'INPUT' is not a valid
'ACCEPTABLE-SET'" would be more helpful.  In my message I was talking
about the monitor command though.  Something like "you typoed in the
device name" should be reported by the human readable monitor.


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