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Date:   Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:46:54 +0800
From:   xinhui <xinhui.pan@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:     "rkrcmar@...hat.com" <rkrcmar@...hat.com>,
        David Laight <David.Laight@...LAB.COM>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 9/9] Documentation: virtual: kvm: Support vcpu preempted
 check



On 2016年10月22日 02:39, rkrcmar@...hat.com wrote:
> 2016-10-21 11:27+0000, David Laight:
>> From: Pan Xinhui
>>> Sent: 20 October 2016 22:28
>>> Commit ("x86, kvm: support vcpu preempted check") add one field "__u8
>>> preempted" into struct kvm_steal_time. This field tells if one vcpu is
>>> running or not.
>>>
>>> It is zero if 1) some old KVM deos not support this filed. 2) the vcpu is
>>> preempted. Other values means the vcpu has been preempted.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Pan Xinhui <xinhui.pan@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
>>> ---
>>>   Documentation/virtual/kvm/msr.txt | 8 +++++++-
>>>   1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/Documentation/virtual/kvm/msr.txt b/Documentation/virtual/kvm/msr.txt
>>> index 2a71c8f..3376f13 100644
>>> --- a/Documentation/virtual/kvm/msr.txt
>>> +++ b/Documentation/virtual/kvm/msr.txt
>>> @@ -208,7 +208,8 @@ MSR_KVM_STEAL_TIME: 0x4b564d03
>>>   		__u64 steal;
>>>   		__u32 version;
>>>   		__u32 flags;
>>> -		__u32 pad[12];
>>> +		__u8  preempted;
>>> +		__u32 pad[11];
>>>   	}
>>
>> I think I'd be explicit about the 3 pad bytes you've left.
>
> Seconded.
>
> With that change are all KVM bits
>
like below?
__u8 preempted;
__u8 kvm_pad[3];


> Acked-by: Radim Krčmář <rkrcmar@...hat.com>
>
thanks!

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