Commit 1878eaff authored by Fam Zheng's avatar Fam Zheng Committed by Kevin Wolf

qemu-options: Mention locking option of file driver

Signed-off-by: 's avatarFam Zheng <>
Signed-off-by: 's avatarKevin Wolf <>
parent b1d1cb27
......@@ -693,6 +693,10 @@ This is the protocol-level block driver for accessing regular files.
The path to the image file in the local filesystem
@item aio
Specifies the AIO backend (threads/native, default: threads)
@item locking
Specifies whether the image file is protected with Linux OFD / POSIX locks. The
default is to use the Linux Open File Descriptor API if available, otherwise no
lock is applied. (auto/on/off, default: auto)
@end table
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