Re: [PATCH v4 07/10] KVM: x86: remove not used pvclock_gtod_copy
From: Paolo Bonzini
Date: Thu Aug 03 2017 - 08:35:31 EST
On 03/08/2017 01:21, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
>> - if (ka->use_master_clock ||
>> - (gtod->clock.vclock_mode == VCLOCK_TSC && vcpus_matched))
>> + if (ka->use_master_clock || vcpus_matched)
>> kvm_make_request(KVM_REQ_MASTERCLOCK_UPDATE, vcpu);
> Don't drop this. The masterclock scheme requires TSC for proper functioning
> (or an analysis why its supposed with different HPET+TSC, for example).
I think testing gtod->clock.vclock_mode is just an optimization?
kvm_get_time_and_clockread would return false anyway and masterclock
would not be enabled.