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Subject: Re: [virtio-dev] Memory sharing device

> > David Gilbert, Gerd Hoffmann, and I have discussed adding shared memory
> > resources to VIRTIO.  That means memory made available by the device to
> > the driver instead of the usual other way around.
> >
> > virtio-gpu needs this and perhaps that use case overlaps with yours too.
> virtio-gpu specifically needs that to support vulkan and opengl
> extensions for coherent buffers, which must be allocated by the host gpu
> driver.  It's WIP still.

Thank you, Stefan and Gerd for looking into it. Yes, Vulkan is our
first use case
for the memory sharing device.

I will take a look to the draft Stefan provided to see how it is
different from what we
are thinking about.


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