Features/KVM Guest PMU

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== Current status ==
 
== Current status ==
 
* Targeted release: [[Releases/17|  Fedora 17]]  
 
* Targeted release: [[Releases/17|  Fedora 17]]  
* Last updated: 2011-01-23
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* Last updated: 2011-01-29
* Percentage of completion: 60%
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* Percentage of completion: 90%
  
 
== Detailed Description ==
 
== Detailed Description ==
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== Scope ==
 
== Scope ==
  
Kernel updates scheduled for mainline 3.3 kernel
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Kernel updates scheduled for mainline 3.3 kernel already in F17
Qemu userspace updates targeted for the 1.1 release
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Qemu userspace updates targeted for the 1.1 release already in F17
  
 
== How To Test ==
 
== How To Test ==
  
 
* '''FIXME'''<i>(Test plan to be written)</i>
 
* '''FIXME'''<i>(Test plan to be written)</i>
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== User Experience ==
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Users will be able to run standard profiling tools requiring PMU inside of KVM guests.
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== Contingency Plan ==
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None necessary.
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== Release Notes ==
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KVM users can now run standard perf profiling tools within KVM guests.
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== Documentation ==
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Coming soon
  
 
== Comments and Discussion ==
 
== Comments and Discussion ==
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* See [[Talk:Features/KVM guest PMU]]
 
* See [[Talk:Features/KVM guest PMU]]
  
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Latest revision as of 13:35, 3 February 2012

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[edit] KVM Guest PMU

[edit] Summary

Virtualize a performance monitoring unit for the guest's use

[edit] Owner

[edit] Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 17
  • Last updated: 2011-01-29
  • Percentage of completion: 90%

[edit] Detailed Description

Provide a virtualized PMU to guests to allow better profiling using standard tools. This is targeted for the 3.3 kernel upstream and will land in Fedora 17.

[edit] Benefit to Fedora

Users with KVM guests will be able to use standard profiling tools which allow for better monitoring and debugging.

[edit] Scope

Kernel updates scheduled for mainline 3.3 kernel already in F17 Qemu userspace updates targeted for the 1.1 release already in F17

[edit] How To Test

  • FIXME(Test plan to be written)

[edit] User Experience

Users will be able to run standard profiling tools requiring PMU inside of KVM guests.

[edit] Contingency Plan

None necessary.

[edit] Release Notes

KVM users can now run standard perf profiling tools within KVM guests.

[edit] Documentation

Coming soon

[edit] Comments and Discussion