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Date:	Tue, 08 Feb 2011 11:58:34 +0200
From:	Avi Kivity <avi@...hat.com>
To:	Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@...mens.com>
CC:	Zachary Amsden <zamsden@...hat.com>,
	Marcelo Tosatti <mtosatti@...hat.com>,
	kvm <kvm@...r.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] KVM: x86: Convert tsc_write_lock to raw_spinlock

On 02/08/2011 11:55 AM, Jan Kiszka wrote:
> >
> >  Tracepoints have marginally lower overhead when disabled, and somewhat
> >  higher overhead when enabled.  A disadvantage of tracepoints is that it
> >  is harder to associate an event with a vm when that event is triggered
> >  by a workqueue, but I don't think it matters in practice (kvm_stat
> >  doesn't even provide a per-vm breakdown).
>
> What about using the perf infrastructure for this? Besides that perf can
> reuse tracepoints, maybe there is even a more efficient way of added new
> stat sources.

We are using the perf infrastructure for this (using tracepoints).

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