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    Phoronix: VFIO Adds Sample Mediated Device Display Drivers

    The VFIO framework that allows exposing direct device access to user-space in a secure, IOMMU-protected fashion is gaining some new sample drivers in Linux 4.18...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...inux-4.18-VFIO

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    Would this allow multiple VMs to share a single device concurrently without SR_IOV? If not, is it even possible to do such a thing in a robust manner?

    Reading vfio-mediated-device.txt I noticed that it's intended for various devices
    This framework is used for multiple devices, such as GPUs, network adapters, and compute accelerators
    It would be awesome if I could use this to keep my GPU and USB controller active between virtual machine reboots.

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      Typo:

      Originally posted by phoronix View Post
      With the Linux 4.18 kernel there are new VFIO mediated device "mdev" sample dirvers.

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