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FS#74181 - [dkms] Inhibit system shutdown during critical phases

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Rolf van Kleef (rhbvkleef) - Monday, 21 March 2022, 12:17 GMT
Last edited by Sébastien Luttringer (seblu) - Thursday, 14 July 2022, 12:28 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Sébastien Luttringer (seblu)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


When the user attempts to reboot during critical phases of the execution of the DKMS hook, recovering the installation of that module can become quite a challenge. Therefore, I think it would be useful if the hook would inhibit shutdown during these phases (for example using Systemd's inhibitor mechanism) in order to reduce the chance of this occurring.
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Closed by  Sébastien Luttringer (seblu)
Thursday, 14 July 2022, 12:28 GMT
Reason for closing:  No response
Comment by Sébastien Luttringer (seblu) - Friday, 01 July 2022, 22:07 GMT
pacman upgrades are critical. Wouldn't it be better if the whole upgrade phase was inhibited?