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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/6] KVM-HV: KVM Steal time implementation
    On 01/28/2011 02:52 PM, Glauber Costa wrote:
    > To implement steal time, we need the hypervisor to pass the guest information
    > about how much time was spent running other processes outside the VM.
    > This is per-vcpu, and using the kvmclock structure for that is an abuse
    > we decided not to make.
    > In this patchset, I am introducing a new msr, KVM_MSR_STEAL_TIME, that
    > holds the memory area address containing information about steal time
    > This patch contains the hypervisor part for it. I am keeping it separate from
    > the headers to facilitate backports to people who wants to backport the kernel
    > part but not the hypervisor, or the other way around.
    > Signed-off-by: Glauber Costa<>
    > CC: Rik van Riel<>
    > CC: Jeremy Fitzhardinge<>
    > CC: Peter Zijlstra<>
    > CC: Avi Kivity<>

    Acked-by: Rik van Riel <>

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