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-rw-r--r--arch/x86/kvm/lapic.c9
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/lapic.c b/arch/x86/kvm/lapic.c
index 66122bfc74a..5b9d1ae09ca 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kvm/lapic.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kvm/lapic.c
@@ -670,6 +670,15 @@ static void start_apic_timer(struct kvm_lapic *apic)
if (!apic->lapic_timer.period)
return;
+ /*
+ * Do not allow the guest to program periodic timers with small
+ * interval, since the hrtimers are not throttled by the host
+ * scheduler.
+ */
+ if (apic_lvtt_period(apic)) {
+ if (apic->lapic_timer.period < NSEC_PER_MSEC/2)
+ apic->lapic_timer.period = NSEC_PER_MSEC/2;
+ }
hrtimer_start(&apic->lapic_timer.timer,
ktime_add_ns(now, apic->lapic_timer.period),