[PATCH v2 rhel7-branch] Fix hang at reboot with VNC installs (#1036572)

Vratislav Podzimek vpodzime at redhat.com
Wed Sep 10 09:17:30 UTC 2014

On Tue, 2014-09-09 at 10:43 -0400, Will Woods wrote:
> If the X server goes away, anaconda (like other X clients) will get an X
> IO error; by default this is handled (in libX11) by doing an exit(1).
> (It's also possible that the dbus server dies before us, and then we get
> a dbus error; the default handler for that (in libdbus) is... exit(1).)
> Either way: calling vnc.shutdownServer() can make anaconda exit early.
I don't understand why dbus server dies when the X server dies, but
that's not our issue, I guess. Thanks for the additional "investigation
time" on this. ACK to the patch, there's probably nothing better we
could do.

Vratislav Podzimek

Anaconda Rider | Red Hat, Inc. | Brno - Czech Republic

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