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SubjectRe: [RFC v3 08/10] KVM: arm/arm64: Set up a background timer for the physical timer emulation
On Wed, Feb 01, 2017 at 12:43:08PM -0500, Jintack Lim wrote:
> Set a background timer for the EL1 physical timer emulation while VMs
> are running, so that VMs get the physical timer interrupts in a timely
> manner.
> Schedule the background timer on entry to the VM and cancel it on exit.
> This would not have any performance impact to the guest OSes that
> currently use the virtual timer since the physical timer is always not
> enabled.
> Signed-off-by: Jintack Lim <>

Reviewed-by: Christoffer Dall <>

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