Re: [PATCH 0/2] powerpc/kvm: Enable running guests on RT Linux

From: Scott Wood
Date: Thu Apr 09 2015 - 19:53:49 EST

On Thu, 2015-04-09 at 10:44 +0300, Purcareata Bogdan wrote:
> So at this point I was getting kinda frustrated so I decided to measure
> the time spend in kvm_mpic_write and kvm_mpic_read. I assumed these were
> the main entry points in the in-kernel MPIC and were basically executed
> while holding the spinlock. The scenario was the same - 24 VCPUs guest,
> with 24 virtio+vhost interfaces, only this time I ran 24 ping flood
> threads to another board instead of netperf. I assumed this would impose
> a heavier stress.
> The latencies look pretty ok, around 1-2 us on average, with the max
> shown below:
> .kvm_mpic_read 14.560
> .kvm_mpic_write 12.608
> Those are also microseconds. This was run for about 15 mins.

What about other entry points such as kvm_set_msi() and


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