@@ -15,10 +15,13 @@ The memory model provides support for
- setting up coalesced memory for kvm
- setting up ioeventfd regions for kvm
-Memory is modelled as a tree (really acyclic graph) of MemoryRegion objects.
-The root of the tree is memory as seen from the CPU's viewpoint (the system
-bus). Nodes in the tree represent other buses, memory controllers, and
-memory regions that have been rerouted. Leaves are RAM and MMIO regions.
+Memory is modelled as an acyclic graph of MemoryRegion objects. Sinks
+(leaves) are RAM and MMIO regions, while other nodes represent
+buses, memory controllers, and memory regions that have been rerouted.
+In addition to MemoryRegion objects, the memory API provides AddressSpace
+objects for every root and possibly for intermediate MemoryRegions too.
+These represent memory as seen from the CPU or a device's viewpoint.
Types of regions