David Zeuthen david at
Thu Mar 29 15:44:40 PDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-03-29 at 23:38 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-03-29 at 18:31 -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:
> > 
> > Perhaps it's just easier to remove these from the org.fd.PM interface
> > then and tell ISV's to do... something else. I don't know. What's the
> > story for this these days? How should an app reboot
> > the system? XMSP? Wasn't Dan Winship of Novell working on this?
> Ick. So completely different ways to this. Doing this via XMSP also
> breaks the InhibitManual semantics also, as then we have to inhibit the
> session using XMSP (somehow) just to stop a shutdown half-way through a
> partition resize. Complexity central.

Sure, I mean, we can keep these methods; your comment about inhibit is
right on the money. I was just not sure whether there was a standard
mechanism in place already or whether this would be in a next-generation
XSMP replacement. I'm all for keeping it simple.


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