Re: [PATCH 13/16] KVM-HV: KVM Steal time calculation

From: Rik van Riel
Date: Mon Jan 24 2011 - 18:21:05 EST

On 01/24/2011 01:06 PM, Glauber Costa wrote:
To implement steal time, we need the hypervisor to pass the guest information
about how much time was spent running other processes outside the VM.
We consider time to be potentially stolen everytime we schedule out the vcpu,
until we schedule it in again. If this is, or if this will not, be accounted
as steal time for the guest, is a guest's decision.

Signed-off-by: Glauber Costa<glommer@xxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Rik van Riel<riel@xxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Jeremy Fitzhardinge<jeremy.fitzhardinge@xxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Peter Zijlstra<peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Avi Kivity<avi@xxxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx>
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