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Date:   Tue, 5 Oct 2021 21:11:41 -0400
From:   Boris Ostrovsky <>
To:     Juergen Gross <>,,
Cc:     Stefano Stabellini <>,,
        Marek Marczykowski-Górecki 
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xen/balloon: fix cancelled balloon action

On 10/5/21 9:34 AM, Juergen Gross wrote:
> In case a ballooning action is cancelled the new kernel thread handling
> the ballooning might end up in a busy loop.
> Fix that by handling the cancelled action gracefully.
> While at it introduce a short wait for the BP_WAIT case.
> Cc:
> Fixes: 8480ed9c2bbd56 ("xen/balloon: use a kernel thread instead a workqueue")
> Reported-by: Marek Marczykowski-Górecki <>
> Signed-off-by: Juergen Gross <>

Reviewed-by: Boris Ostrovsky <>

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