On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 4:04 AM, Jeremy Katz <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Would the right place to clear (or complain about!) /var/lock/subsys
>> would be upgrade.py: upgradeMountFilesystems()?
> We definitely tend to expect that you've shut down cleanly and there are
> a few other things that could trip up if you haven't. *But that's where
In earlier times, when ext2 ruled the roost, an unclean shutdown would
have prevented an anaconda upgrade, just because the fs was dirty and
anaconda checks for that.
In these days of ext3 with automatic and fast journal recovery that
(if trivial) happens transparently on mount... well, other "unclean
shutdown" conditions turn up. Like this one, I gues...
> we'd want it. *And if you want to throw together a patch, I'm all for
> applying it. *Just a heads-up that there may be other dragons lurking
Will try to craft one to check and complain about dirty
/var/lock/subsys -- taking it as a hint that other dragons may be
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