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Subject[PATCH] Documentation: kvm: clarify KVM_SET_USER_MEMORY_REGION
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The documentation does not mention how to delete a slot, add the
information.

Reported-by: Nathaniel McCallum <npmccallum@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
---
Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt | 18 ++++++++++--------
1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt b/Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt
index f39969d0121e..67068c47c591 100644
--- a/Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt
+++ b/Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt
@@ -1114,14 +1114,12 @@ struct kvm_userspace_memory_region {
#define KVM_MEM_LOG_DIRTY_PAGES (1UL << 0)
#define KVM_MEM_READONLY (1UL << 1)

-This ioctl allows the user to create or modify a guest physical memory
-slot. When changing an existing slot, it may be moved in the guest
-physical memory space, or its flags may be modified. It may not be
-resized. Slots may not overlap in guest physical address space.
-Bits 0-15 of "slot" specifies the slot id and this value should be
-less than the maximum number of user memory slots supported per VM.
-The maximum allowed slots can be queried using KVM_CAP_NR_MEMSLOTS,
-if this capability is supported by the architecture.
+This ioctl allows the user to create, modify or delete a guest physical
+memory slot. Bits 0-15 of "slot" specify the slot id and this value
+should be less than the maximum number of user memory slots supported per
+VM. The maximum allowed slots can be queried using KVM_CAP_NR_MEMSLOTS,
+if this capability is supported by the architecture. Slots may not
+overlap in guest physical address space.

If KVM_CAP_MULTI_ADDRESS_SPACE is available, bits 16-31 of "slot"
specifies the address space which is being modified. They must be
@@ -1130,6 +1128,10 @@ KVM_CAP_MULTI_ADDRESS_SPACE capability. Slots in separate address spaces
are unrelated; the restriction on overlapping slots only applies within
each address space.

+Deleting a slot is done by passing zero for memory_size. When changing
+an existing slot, it may be moved in the guest physical memory space,
+or its flags may be modified, but it may not be resized.
+
Memory for the region is taken starting at the address denoted by the
field userspace_addr, which must point at user addressable memory for
the entire memory slot size. Any object may back this memory, including
--
1.8.3.1
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