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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2 v2] x86: kvm: global clock updates
On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 12:52:53PM +0100, Andrew Jones wrote:
> This patch series addresses two issues with global clock updates.
> The first fixes a bug found on hosts that have a tsc marked as
> unstable. As global clock updates get triggered on every vcpu load
> in these cases, guests with a large number of vcpus have their
> progress nearly halted. The fix for that bug should also go to
> stable. The second patch in this series ensures that NTP corrections
> on the host, as well as on guests with all vcpus pinned, will be
> propagated periodically. That patch improves things, but doesn't
> fix a bug, thus it can be merged at a later time than the first.
> I've posted them together as a series, as the second one builds
> on the first.
>
> Andrew Jones (2):
> x86: kvm: rate-limit global clock updates
> x86: kvm: introduce periodic global clock updates
>
> arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h | 2 +
> arch/x86/kvm/x86.c | 92 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
> 2 files changed, 90 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> --
> 1.8.1.4

Looks good.



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