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Re: [Qemu-devel] [QEMU PATCH v2] kvmclock: advance clock by time window

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [QEMU PATCH v2] kvmclock: advance clock by time window between vm_stop and pre_save
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 18:57:21 +0100
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On 10/11/2016 12:48, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> Destination has to run the following logic:
> If (source has KVM_CAP_ADVANCE_CLOCK)
>     use KVM_GET_CLOCK value
> Else
>    read pvclock from guest
> To support migration from older QEMU versions which do not have
> KVM_CAP_ADVANCE_CLOCK (or new QEMU versions running on old
> hosts without KVM_CAP_ADVANCE_CLOCK).
> I don't see any clean way to give that information, except changing
> the migration format to pass "host: kvm_cap_advance_clock=true/false"
> information.

If you make it only affect new machine types, you could transmit a dummy
clock value such as -1 if the source does not have KVM_CLOCK_TSC_STABLE.


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