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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/6] KVM-GST: KVM Steal time accounting
On 01/28/2011 02:52 PM, 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.
> 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<>
> CC: Rik van Riel<>
> CC: Jeremy Fitzhardinge<>
> CC: Peter Zijlstra<>
> CC: Avi Kivity<>

Not the traditional way of doing steal time, but a lot cleaner
than the legacy code that's left over from when each clocksource
had its own interrupt function.

I like it.

Acked-by: Rik van Riel <>

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