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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/6] KVM-GST: KVM Steal time accounting
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On Fri, 2011-01-28 at 17:16 -0800, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> On 01/28/2011 11:52 AM, 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.
>
> Is this used on the host or guest side?

Guest.

> J
>
> > 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@redhat.com>
> > CC: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
> > CC: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy.fitzhardinge@citrix.com>
> > CC: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> > CC: Avi Kivity <avi@redhat.com>
> > ---
> > include/linux/sched.h | 1 +
> > kernel/sched.c | 41 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > 2 files changed, 42 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/sched.h b/include/linux/sched.h
> > index d747f94..77e9297 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/sched.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/sched.h
> > @@ -302,6 +302,7 @@ long io_schedule_timeout(long timeout);
> > extern void cpu_init (void);
> > extern void trap_init(void);
> > extern void update_process_times(int user);
> > +extern u64 (*hypervisor_steal_time)(void);
> > extern void scheduler_tick(void);
> >
> > extern void sched_show_task(struct task_struct *p);
> > diff --git a/kernel/sched.c b/kernel/sched.c
> > index ea3e5ef..7765e9d 100644
> > --- a/kernel/sched.c
> > +++ b/kernel/sched.c
> > @@ -3508,6 +3508,39 @@ unsigned long long thread_group_sched_runtime(struct task_struct *p)
> > return ns;
> > }
> >
> > +u64 (*hypervisor_steal_time)(void) = NULL;
> > +
> > +/*
> > + * We have to at flush steal time information every time something else
> > + * is accounted. Since the accounting functions are all visible to the rest
> > + * of the kernel, it gets tricky to do them in one place. This helper function
> > + * helps us.
> > + *
> > + * When the system is idle, the concept of steal time does not apply. We just
> > + * tell the underlying hypervisor that we grabbed the data, but skip steal time
> > + * accounting
> > + */
> > +static int touch_steal_time(int is_idle)
> > +{
> > + u64 steal, st;
> > +
> > + if (!hypervisor_steal_time)
> > + return 0;
> > +
> > + steal = hypervisor_steal_time();
> > +
> > + st = usecs_to_cputime(steal / 1000);
> > +
> > + if (is_idle)
> > + return 0;
> > +
> > + if (st) {
> > + account_steal_time(st);
> > + return 1;
> > + }
> > + return 0;
> > +}
> > +
> > /*
> > * Account user cpu time to a process.
> > * @p: the process that the cpu time gets accounted to
> > @@ -3520,6 +3553,9 @@ void account_user_time(struct task_struct *p, cputime_t cputime,
> > struct cpu_usage_stat *cpustat = &kstat_this_cpu.cpustat;
> > cputime64_t tmp;
> >
> > + if (touch_steal_time(0))
> > + return;
> > +
> > /* Add user time to process. */
> > p->utime = cputime_add(p->utime, cputime);
> > p->utimescaled = cputime_add(p->utimescaled, cputime_scaled);
> > @@ -3580,6 +3616,9 @@ void account_system_time(struct task_struct *p, int hardirq_offset,
> > struct cpu_usage_stat *cpustat = &kstat_this_cpu.cpustat;
> > cputime64_t tmp;
> >
> > + if (touch_steal_time(0))
> > + return;
> > +
> > if ((p->flags & PF_VCPU) && (irq_count() - hardirq_offset == 0)) {
> > account_guest_time(p, cputime, cputime_scaled);
> > return;
> > @@ -3627,6 +3666,8 @@ void account_idle_time(cputime_t cputime)
> > cputime64_t cputime64 = cputime_to_cputime64(cputime);
> > struct rq *rq = this_rq();
> >
> > + touch_steal_time(1);
> > +
> > if (atomic_read(&rq->nr_iowait) > 0)
> > cpustat->iowait = cputime64_add(cpustat->iowait, cputime64);
> > else
>




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