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[RFC PATCH v3 5/5] docs/system: improve doc about preconfig

From: Damien Hedde
Subject: [RFC PATCH v3 5/5] docs/system: improve doc about preconfig
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 15:47:03 +0100

Separate -S / -preconfig sections and improve a bit the preconfig part.

Signed-off-by: Damien Hedde <damien.hedde@greensocs.com>
Signed-off-by: Mirela Grujic <mirela.grujic@greensocs.com>
 docs/system/managed-startup.rst | 20 +++++++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 19 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/docs/system/managed-startup.rst b/docs/system/managed-startup.rst
index 9bcf98ea79..e1cdbb79b1 100644
--- a/docs/system/managed-startup.rst
+++ b/docs/system/managed-startup.rst
@@ -1,6 +1,9 @@
 Managed start up options
+CPU Frezee start
 In system mode emulation, it's possible to create a VM in a paused
 state using the ``-S`` command line option. In this state the machine
 is completely initialized according to command line options and ready
@@ -20,7 +23,12 @@ allowing VM code to run.
 However, at the ``-S`` pause point, it's impossible to configure options
 that affect initial VM creation (like: ``-smp``/``-m``/``-numa`` ...) or
-cold plug devices. The experimental ``--preconfig`` command line option
+cold plug devices.
+Preconfig (experimental)
+The experimental ``--preconfig`` command line option
 allows pausing QEMU before the initial VM creation, in a "preconfig" state,
 where additional queries and configuration can be performed via QMP
 before moving on to the resulting configuration startup. In the
@@ -32,4 +40,14 @@ machine, including but not limited to:
 - ``query-qmp-schema``
 - ``query-commands``
 - ``query-status``
+- ``query-machine-phase``
+- ``x-machine-init``
 - ``x-exit-preconfig``
+Some commands make QEMU to progress along the VM creation procedure:
+- ``x-machine-init`` initializes the machine. Devices can be added only after
+  this command has been issued.
+- ``x-exit-preconfig`` leaves the preconfig state. It can be issued at any time
+  during preconfig and it will finish the VM creation.

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