Re: [PATCH v2 5/7] KVM-GST: KVM Steal time accounting

From: Eric B Munson
Date: Thu Jun 16 2011 - 20:49:14 EST

On Thu, 16 Jun 2011, Glauber Costa wrote:

> This patch accounts steal time time in kernel/sched.
> I kept it from last proposal, because I still see advantages
> in it: Doing it here will give us easier access from scheduler
> variables such as the cpu rq. The next patch shows an example of
> usage for it.
> Since functions like account_idle_time() can be called from
> multiple places, not only account_process_tick(), steal time
> grabbing is repeated in each account function separatedely.
> 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>
> CC: Anthony Liguori <aliguori@xxxxxxxxxx>
> CC: Eric B Munson <emunson@xxxxxxxxx>

Tested-by: Eric B Munson <emunson@xxxxxxxxx>

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