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Re: Installer and luks support.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Installer and luks support.
Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 14:35:21 +0100
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Mathieu Othacehe <address@hidden> skribis:

>> I suppose that if you run “halt” or “reboot”, everything is terminated
>> properly, right?  I’m not sure if you should worry beyond that; in
>> general, it’s reasonable to assume that people will reboot when the
>> installation is over, no?
> Yes it is. My concern is when the guix system init command fails because
> let's say the network went down, in that case forcing the user to reboot
> and restart the install process seems painful, don't you think?

Good point.  Perhaps a simple hack would be to detect that /mnt is
already an overlayfs mount and in that case skip the “herd start
cow-store /mnt” step?  Would that be enough?


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