Re: [PATCH] KVM: x86: Run PIT work in own kthread

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On 04/16/2012 09:26 PM, Jan Kiszka wrote:
> We can't run PIT IRQ injection work in the interrupt context of the host
> timer. This would allow the user to influence the handler complexity by
> asking for a broadcast to a large number of VCPUs. Therefore, this work
> was pushed into workqueue context in 9d244caf2e. However, this prevents
> prioritizing the PIT injection over other task as workqueues share
> kernel threads.
>
> This replaces the workqueue with a kthread worker and gives that thread
> a name in the format "kvm-pit/<owner-process-pid>". That allows to
> identify and adjust the kthread priority according to the VM process
> parameters.

Is this a new ABI?

Patch looks reasonable.

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