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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/9] RFC: NVME VFIO mediated device
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On Wed, 2019-03-20 at 08:08 -0700, Bart Van Assche wrote:
> On Tue, 2019-03-19 at 16:41 +0200, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> > * Polling kernel thread is used. The polling is stopped after a
> > predefined timeout (1/2 sec by default).
> > Support for all interrupt driven mode is planned, and it shows promising
> > results.
>
> Which cgroup will the CPU cycles used for polling be attributed to? Can the
> polling code be moved into user space such that it becomes easy to identify
> which process needs most CPU cycles for polling and such that the polling
> CPU cycles are attributed to the proper cgroup?


Currently there is a single IO thread per each virtual controller instance.
I would prefer to keep all the driver in the kernel, but I think I can make it
cgroup aware, in a simiar way this is done in vhost-net, and vhost-scsi.

Best regards,
Maxim Levitsky


> Thanks,
>
> Bart.

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