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0014004BuildsysCi.centos.org Ecosystem Testingpublic2018-02-20 10:44
Reporterjdetiber 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status closedResolutionfixed 
Summary0014004: Expose host cpu to ppc64le VMs in the Duffy pool
DescriptionCurrently ppc64le VMs use emulated processors, since Duffy-provided hosts are ephemeral and temporary switching to '--cpu host' will allow for better performance.
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arrfab

arrfab

2017-10-12 09:19

administrator   ~0030360

So I had a quick look at this and for other ppc64le/ppc64 VMs we deploy in the Infra (outside of CI) we already use the "--cpu host" option through virt-install

From a deployed VM, cat /proc/cpuinfo still shows :
processor : 0
cpu : POWER8 (architected), altivec supported
clock : 2095.000000MHz
revision : 2.0 (pvr 004d 0200)

processor : 1
cpu : POWER8 (architected), altivec supported
clock : 2095.000000MHz
revision : 2.0 (pvr 004d 0200)

timebase : 512000000
platform : pSeries
model : IBM pSeries (emulated by qemu)
machine : CHRP IBM pSeries (emulated by qemu)


While the .xml for the guest has this :

  <cpu mode='host-model' check='partial'>
    <model fallback='forbid'/>
  </cpu>


Opinions on this ?

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2017-10-11 19:25 jdetiber New Issue
2017-10-12 09:19 arrfab Note Added: 0030360
2017-10-12 09:19 arrfab Status new => feedback
2018-02-20 10:44 arrfab Status feedback => closed
2018-02-20 10:44 arrfab Resolution open => fixed