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Date:   Thu, 9 Nov 2017 12:14:25 +0100
From:   Pavel Machek <>
To:     Jiri Kosina <>
Cc:     Miroslav Benes <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/2] livepatch: force transition process to finish

On Mon 2017-11-06 13:03:32, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Nov 2017, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > NAK. Admin does not have chance to decide if this is safe or not.
> The process that is actually being suggested here (and towards which the 
> implementation is heading) is that in case of the convergence being stuck 
> for unknown reason, the admin of the system collects all the necessary 
> data (namely stacktraces of the relevant tasks), and requests a clearance 
> from the livepatch distributor to force the transition.
> But I agree with you that this might not be completely clear from the 
> documentation, and should be made more explicit.

Yes, please.
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