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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC 2/2] kvm: Iterate over only vcpus that are preempted
On 3/4/2013 10:02 AM, Raghavendra K T wrote:
> From: Raghavendra K T <raghavendra.kt@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>
> This helps in filtering out the eligible candidates further and
> thus potentially helps in quickly allowing preempted lockholders to run.
> Note that if a vcpu was spinning during preemption we filter them
> by checking whether they are preempted due to pause loop exit.
>
> Signed-off-by: Raghavendra K T <raghavendra.kt@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> ---
> virt/kvm/kvm_main.c | 2 ++
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c b/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
> index 83a804c..60114e1 100644
> --- a/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
> +++ b/virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
> @@ -1790,6 +1790,8 @@ void kvm_vcpu_on_spin(struct kvm_vcpu *me)
> continue;
> } else if (pass && i > last_boosted_vcpu)
> break;
> + if (!ACCESS_ONCE(vcpu->preempted))
> + continue;
> if (vcpu == me)
> continue;
> if (waitqueue_active(&vcpu->wq))
>
> .
>
Reviewed-by: Chegu Vinod <chegu_vinod@hp.com>


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