Features/KVM Guest PMU

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KVM Guest PMU

Summary

Virtualize a performance monitoring unit for the guest's use

Owner

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 17
  • Last updated: 2011-01-23
  • Percentage of completion: 60%

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.

Benefit to Fedora

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

Scope

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

How To Test

  • FIXME(Test plan to be written)

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