[Users] Steal Time Implemented?

Itamar Heim iheim at redhat.com
Tue May 29 15:51:49 UTC 2012

On 05/29/2012 02:57 PM, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> On 05/29/2012 04:33 AM, Andrew Cathrow wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Schorschi"<schorschi at dc.rr.com>
>>> To: users at ovirt.org
>>> Sent: Sunday, May 27, 2012 10:15:05 PM
>>> Subject: [Users] Steal Time Implemented?
>>> Given 'Steal Time' was introduced in RHEL 6.3? How long until same
>>> feature set will be in oVirt Nodes? Or is it already integrated?
>> Would we implement it in the node, or would this be something that we'd report in the guest agent and pass back through vdsm to the engine.
> Steal would be reported by the guests. For the nodes you can report "guest"
> though I'm not sure if this is part of RHEL yet. This is what it looks like
> on a Fedora 15 system (man mpstat):
> %steal
> Show the percentage of time spent in involuntary wait by the  virtual  CPU
>   or  CPUs  while  the hypervisor was servicing another virtual processor.
> %guest
> Show the percentage of time spent by the CPU or CPUs to run a virtual
> processor.

Dennis - so you only mean reporting this to engine?
can you please explain the use case?
(as for when - depends on amount of interest or patches actively pushed 
for it)

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