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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 7/9] KVM-GST: KVM Steal time accounting
On Mon, 04 Jul 2011, Glauber Costa wrote:

> This patch accounts steal time time in account_process_tick.
> If one or more tick is considered stolen in the current
> accounting cycle, user/system accounting is skipped. Idle is fine,
> since the hypervisor does not report steal time if the guest
> is halted.
> Accounting steal time from the core scheduler give us the
> advantage of direct acess to the runqueue data. In a later
> opportunity, it can be used to tweak cpu power and make
> the scheduler aware of the time it lost.
> Signed-off-by: Glauber Costa <>
> CC: Rik van Riel <>
> CC: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <>
> CC: Peter Zijlstra <>
> CC: Avi Kivity <>
> CC: Anthony Liguori <>
> CC: Eric B Munson <>

Tested-by: Eric B Munson <>
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