Re: [PATCH 16/16] KVM-GST: adjust scheduler cpu power

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Mon Jan 24 2011 - 14:50:59 EST

On Mon, 2011-01-24 at 16:51 -0200, Glauber Costa wrote:
> > I would really much rather see you change update_rq_clock_task() and
> > subtract your ns resolution steal time from our wall-time,
> > update_rq_clock_task() already updates the cpu_power relative to the
> > remaining time available.
> But then we get into the problems we already discussed in previous
> submissions, which is, we don't really want to alter any notion of
> wallclock time. Could you list any more concrete advantages of the
> specific way you proposed?

clock_task is the time spend on the task, by not taking steal time into
account all steal time is accounted as service to whatever task was
current when the vcpu wasn't running.

It doesn't change wall-time in the sense of gtod, only the service time
to tasks.
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