virtio-sound linux driver conformance to spec

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This email is to report a behavior of the Linux virtio-sound driver that
looks like it is not conforming to the VirtIO specification. The kernel
driver is moving buffers from the used ring to the available ring
without knowing if the content has been updated from the user. If the
device picks up buffers from the available ring just after it is
notified, it happens that the content is old. This problem can be fixed
by waiting a period of time after the device dequeues a buffer from the
available ring. The driver should not be allowed to change the content
of a buffer in the available ring. When buffers are enqueued in the
available ring, the device can consume them immediately.

1. Is the actual driver implementation following the spec?  
2. Shall the spec be extended to support such a use-case?

Thanks, Matias

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