VIRTIO(4D) 4D VIRTIO(4D)

NAME


virtio - virtio framework driver

DESCRIPTION


The virtio driver provides a framework for other device drivers that
implement specific types of virtio devices (network, block, etc.). The
driver takes care of feature negotiation, virtqueue management, used and
available rings, interrupts, and more. The driver provides support for
both direct and indirect descriptors inside of virtqueues.

ARCHITECTURE


The virtio driver is only supported on x86.

FILES


/kernel/drv/amd64/virtio x86 device driver.

SEE ALSO


vioblk(4D), vioif(4D)

Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) Version 1.1,
https://docs.oasis-open.org/virtio/virtio/v1.1/virtio-v1.1.html, April,
2019.

OmniOS October 3, 2020 OmniOS