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Re: Fix installer restart.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Fix installer restart.
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 17:46:01 +0100
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Mathieu Othacehe <address@hidden> skribis:

> In the meantime, while testing those patches, I noticed that:
> * If you edit the final operating-system configuration with a syntax
> error, start the install, then come back to the final page, your changes
> are lost. But I'm not sure we can do much about it.

Or we could check for a pre-existing config file and use it instead of
re-generating it?

> * If you open a TTY4 during "guix init" is running on TTY1, then the
> command fails, the cow-store umount will fail because the bash started
> in TTY4 will keep the overlay busy. This is a corner-case but it will
> happen. Maybe I should check for all processed using the store overlay
> and kill them before umounting?

Oh, yes.  How would you find all the processes using the overlay though?
Browsing /proc/[0-9]*/cwd & co?

Thank you!


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