|Subject:||Re: [Qemu-discuss] Reducing guest cpu usage|
|Date:||Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:34:19 +0100|
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On 29/12/2016 07:26, Programmingkid wrote:
Your best option seems to be to lower the priority (with the nice orThere is a program that I run inside of QEMU that doesn't use the virtual CPU very efficiently. It causes QEMU to use 100% of the guest's CPU time. I was wondering if there were a way to reduce the amount of host CPU time that a guest CPU can use? This feature would help prevent laptops from heating up when running QEMU.
renice command) of qemu and its kvm child process. It seems that the
ulimit/prlimit/setrlimit calls on Linux, despite their versatility,
do not provide a setting that gently limits the amount of CPU the
scheduler grants to a process.
Of course lowering process priority by increasing its nice value only
reduces how much it takes away from other active processes, it cannot
cause the CPU to become idle when the nice process says it has work
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