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Date:   Wed, 9 Jan 2019 09:49:28 -0500
From:   "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
To:     Wei Wang <wei.w.wang@...el.com>
Cc:     Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@...ibm.com>,
        virtio-dev@...ts.oasis-open.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org, kvm@...r.kernel.org,
        cohuck@...hat.com, pbonzini@...hat.com, dgilbert@...hat.com,
        pasic@...ux.ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/3] virtio-balloon: tweak config_changed
 implementation

On Wed, Jan 09, 2019 at 06:35:01PM +0800, Wei Wang wrote:
> On 01/08/2019 04:46 PM, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
> > 
> > On 08.01.2019 06:35, Wei Wang wrote:
> > > On 01/07/2019 09:49 PM, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
> > > > On 07.01.2019 08:01, Wei Wang wrote:
> > > > > virtio-ccw has deadlock issues with reading the config space inside the
> > > > > interrupt context, so we tweak the virtballoon_changed implementation
> > > > > by moving the config read operations into the related workqueue contexts.
> > > > > The config_read_bitmap is used as a flag to the workqueue callbacks
> > > > > about the related config fields that need to be read.
> > > > > 
> > > > > The cmd_id_received is also renamed to cmd_id_received_cache, and
> > > > > the value should be obtained via virtio_balloon_cmd_id_received.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Reported-by: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@...ibm.com>
> > > > > Signed-off-by: Wei Wang <wei.w.wang@...el.com>
> > > > > Reviewed-by: Cornelia Huck <cohuck@...hat.com>
> > > > > Reviewed-by: Halil Pasic <pasic@...ux.ibm.com>
> > > > Together with
> > > >     virtio_pci: use queue idx instead of array idx to set up the vq
> > > >     virtio: don't allocate vqs when names[i] = NULL
> > > > 
> > > > Tested-by: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@...ibm.com>
> > > OK. I don't plan to send a new version of the above patches as no changes needed so far.
> > > 
> > > Michael, if the above two patches look good to you, please help add the related tested-by
> > > and reviewed-by tags. Thanks.
> > Can we also make sure that
> > 
> > virtio_pci: use queue idx instead of array idx to set up the vq
> > virtio: don't allocate vqs when names[i] = NULL
> > 
> > also land in stable?
> > 
> 
> You could also send the request to stable after it gets merged to Linus'
> tree.
> The stable review committee will decide whether to take it.
> 
> Please see Option 2:
> 
> https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/stable-kernel-rules.html
> 
> 
> Best,
> Wei

That's mostly for 3rd party reporters.
Why not Cc stable directly in the patches?

-- 
MST

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