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SubjectRe: [kvm-devel] [PATCH/RFC 3/4]Introduce "account modifiers" mechanism
Avi Kivity wrote:
> Laurent Vivier wrote:
>> Avi Kivity wrote:
>> [...]
>>
>>> The normal user/system accounting has the same issue, no? Whereever we
>>> happen to land (kernel or user) gets the whole tick.
>>>
>>> So I think it is okay to have the same limitation for guest time.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> So this is how it looks like.
>> PATCH 1 and 2 are always a prerequisite.
>>
>>
>
>> + tmp = cputime_to_cputime64(cputime);
>> + if (p->flags & PF_VCPU) {
>> + p->utime = cputime_add(p->utime, cputime);
>> + p->gtime = cputime_add(p->gtime, cputime);
>> +
>> + cpustat->guest = cputime64_add(cpustat->guest, tmp);
>> + cpustat->user = cputime64_add(cpustat->user, tmp);
>> +
>> + p->flags &= ~PF_VCPU;
>> +
>> + return;
>> + }
>> +
>
> Where did CONFIG_GUEST_ACCOUNTING go?
>

Lost in the sea ...

Actually, I thought this modification is not enough expensive (in time and
space) to justify a CONFIG_*. But if you think so I can add this in init/Kconfig.

Laurent
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