Re: [PATCH RFC V5 3/3] kvm: Choose better candidate for directedyield

From: Raghavendra K T
Date: Wed Jul 18 2012 - 10:41:37 EST

On 07/18/2012 07:08 PM, Raghavendra K T wrote:
From: Raghavendra K T<raghavendra.kt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
+bool kvm_vcpu_eligible_for_directed_yield(struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
+ bool eligible;
+ eligible = !vcpu->spin_loop.in_spin_loop ||
+ (vcpu->spin_loop.in_spin_loop&&
+ vcpu->spin_loop.dy_eligible);
+ if (vcpu->spin_loop.in_spin_loop)
+ vcpu->spin_loop.dy_eligible = !vcpu->spin_loop.dy_eligible;
+ return eligible;

I should have added a comment like:
Since algorithm is based on heuristics, accessing another vcpu data
without locking does not harm. It may result in trying to yield to same VCPU, fail and continue with next and so on.

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