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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 1/9] vfio/pci: introduce mediate ops to intercept vfio-pci ops
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On 12/4/19 9:25 PM, Yan Zhao wrote:
> when vfio-pci is bound to a physical device, almost all the hardware
> resources are passthroughed.

The intent is obvious, but it sounds awkward to a native speaker.
s/passthroughed/passed through/

> Sometimes, vendor driver of this physcial device may want to mediate some

physical

> hardware resource access for a short period of time, e.g. dirty page
> tracking during live migration.
>
> Here we introduce mediate ops in vfio-pci for this purpose.
>
> Vendor driver can register a mediate ops to vfio-pci.
> But rather than directly bind to the passthroughed device, the

passed-through

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