Add pvpanic PCI device support details in docs/specs/pvpanic.txt.
Signed-off-by: Mihai Carabas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
docs/specs/pvpanic.txt | 13 ++++++++++++-
1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/docs/specs/pvpanic.txt b/docs/specs/pvpanic.txt
index a90fbca..974aafd 100644
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
-pvpanic device is a simulated ISA device, through which a guest panic
+pvpanic device is a simulated device, through which a guest panic
event is sent to qemu, and a QMP event is generated. This allows
management apps (e.g. libvirt) to be notified and respond to the event.
@@ -9,6 +9,9 @@ The management app has the option of waiting for GUEST_PANICKED events,
and/or polling for guest-panicked RunState, to learn when the pvpanic
device has fired a panic event.
+The pvpanic device can be implemented as an ISA device (using IOPORT) or as a
@@ -24,6 +27,14 @@ bit 1: a guest panic has happened and will be handled by the guest;
the host should record it or report it, but should not affect
the execution of the guest.
+The PCI interface is similar to the ISA interface except that it uses an MMIO
+address space provided by its BAR0, 1 byte long. Any machine with a PCI device