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 ==

Revision as of 04:45, 30 January 2012

Contents

KVM Guest PMU

Summary

Virtualize a performance monitoring unit for the guest's use

Owner

Current status

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

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 already in F17 Qemu userspace updates targeted for the 1.1 release already in F17

How To Test

  • FIXME(Test plan to be written)

User Experience

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

Contingency Plan

None necessary.

Release Notes

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

Documentation

Coming soon

Comments and Discussion