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From: Avi Kivity <avi@redhat.com>
To: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Glauber Costa <glommer@redhat.com>,
	kvm@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>,
	Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy.fitzhardinge@citrix.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 3/6] KVM-GST: KVM Steal time accounting
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 17:17:29 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4D5A9909.90305@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1297781155.2413.16.camel@twins>

On 02/15/2011 04:45 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-02-15 at 16:35 +0200, Avi Kivity wrote:
>> On 02/11/2011 08:19 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.
>>>
>> I still don't see how we export this to userspace for top(1) and friends.
>>
> The existing steal time stuff is:
>
>   kernel/sched.c:account_steal_time()
>
> 	cpustat->steal = cputime64_add(cpustat->steal, cputime64);
>
> and
>
>   fs/proc/stat.c:show_stat()
>
>
> 	steal = cputime64_add(steal, kstat_cpu(i).cpustat.steal);
>
> 	seq_printf(p, "cpu  %llu %llu %llu %llu %llu %llu %llu %llu %llu "
> 		"%llu\n",
> 		(unsigned long long)cputime64_to_clock_t(user),
> 		(unsigned long long)cputime64_to_clock_t(nice),
> 		(unsigned long long)cputime64_to_clock_t(system),
> 		(unsigned long long)cputime64_to_clock_t(idle),
> 		(unsigned long long)cputime64_to_clock_t(iowait),
> 		(unsigned long long)cputime64_to_clock_t(irq),
> 		(unsigned long long)cputime64_to_clock_t(softirq),
> 		(unsigned long long)cputime64_to_clock_t(steal),
> 		(unsigned long long)cputime64_to_clock_t(guest),
> 		(unsigned long long)cputime64_to_clock_t(guest_nice));
>
>

Ah, so we're all set.  Do you know if any user tools process this 
information?

  reply	other threads:[~2011-02-15 15:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-02-11 18:19 [PATCH v3 0/6] Steal time for KVM Glauber Costa
2011-02-11 18:19 ` [PATCH v3 1/6] KVM-HDR: KVM Steal time implementation Glauber Costa
2011-02-15 14:25   ` Avi Kivity
2011-02-11 18:19 ` [PATCH v3 2/6] KVM-HV: " Glauber Costa
2011-02-15 14:34   ` Avi Kivity
2011-02-11 18:19 ` [PATCH v3 3/6] KVM-GST: KVM Steal time accounting Glauber Costa
2011-02-11 19:05   ` Peter Zijlstra
2011-02-12 23:46     ` Glauber Costa
2011-02-15 14:35   ` Avi Kivity
2011-02-15 14:45     ` Peter Zijlstra
2011-02-15 15:17       ` Avi Kivity [this message]
2011-02-15 15:24         ` Rik van Riel
2011-02-15 15:26           ` Avi Kivity
2011-02-15 15:27         ` Peter Zijlstra
2011-02-11 18:19 ` [PATCH v3 4/6] KVM-GST: KVM Steal time registration Glauber Costa
2011-02-15 14:41   ` Avi Kivity
2011-02-15 15:48     ` Peter Zijlstra
2011-02-11 18:19 ` [PATCH v3 5/6] KVM-GST: adjust scheduler cpu power Glauber Costa
2011-02-11 19:05   ` Peter Zijlstra
2011-02-11 18:19 ` [PATCH v3 6/6] Describe KVM_MSR_STEAL_TIME Glauber Costa

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