CPU Steal Time Accounting for VMware guest
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
Steal time is the amount of CPU time needed by a guest virtual machine that is not provided by the host. Steal time occurs when the host allocates this CPU time elsewhere, for example, to another guest.
The VM configuration option is needed: stealclock.enable = "TRUE"
SLES12 SP5 kernel version 4.12.14-122.176.1 (released Sept 2023) and above have the commits available.
* x86/vmware: add a header file for hypercall definitions (bsc#1210327). * x86/vmware: add steal time clock support for vmware guests (bsc#1210327). * x86/vmware: enable steal time accounting (bsc#1210327). * x86/vmware: update platform detection code for vmcall/vmmcall hypercalls (bsc#1210327).
CPU Steal Time Account is supported by VMs that run hardware version 13 or newer.
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- Creation Date: 20-Sep-2023
- Modified Date:20-Sep-2023
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