[lkml]   [2009]   [Oct]   [22]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [PATCH] allow userspace to adjust kvmclock offset
    On 10/15/2009 04:58 PM, Glauber Costa wrote:
    >> The motivation for relative adjustment is when you have a jitter
    >> resistant place to gather timing information (like the kernel, which can
    >> disable interrupts and preemption), then pass it on to kvm without
    >> losing information due to scheduling. For migration there is no such
    >> place since it involves two hosts, but it makes sense to support
    >> relative adjustments.
    > Since we added the padding you asked for, we could use that bit of information
    > to define whether it will be a relative or absolute adjustment, then. Right now,
    > I don't see the point of implementing a code path that will be completely untested.
    > I'd leave it this way until someone comes up with a need.

    I agree with that, but padding by itself is insufficient. You also need
    a flags field.

    error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function

     \ /
      Last update: 2009-10-22 18:25    [W:0.021 / U:11.036 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site