The GPU almost exclusively lives on the PCI bus, so we expose it as a normal PCI one.
This allows all existing drmDevice users to work without any changes.
One could wonder why a separate typeset is not introduced, alike say host1x. Unlike host1x the PCI/platform distinction for virtio provides no extra information. Plus if needed we can add the separate set at a later stage.
Here are a few 'features' that virtio seems to be missing:- provides extra information on top the plaform devices- supports a range of GPU devices- is considered hardware description (DT)
3988580e xf86drm: Add drmDevice support for virtio_gpu
xf86drm.c | 13 ++++++++++++-
1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)