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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] virtio_balloon: Convert "vballon" kthread into a workqueue
Hello, Michael, Petr.

On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 03:32:04PM +0200, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > + /* The workqueue servicing the balloon. */
> > + struct workqueue_struct *wq;
> > + struct work_struct wq_work;
>
> We could use system_freezable_wq instead.
> I do agree a dedicated wq is better since this can get blocked
> for a long time while allocating memory.
> However, please add a comment to this effect.

system_freezable_wq should be fine. Workqueues by default have a
pretty high maximum concurrency level (256). There's no reason to
create separate workqueues solely for that purpose.

Thanks.

--
tejun


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