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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Add a --force option to detach operations

On 14/12/06 12:52, "Glauber de Oliveira Costa" <glommer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> How can we be more brutal than that ? The only non-brutal thing I've put there
> is denying disconnection when still in Connected state. But if for
> some reason the frontend does not want to disconnect, then the tools
> have no power over it. It can simply crash guest.
> Example: attach a device, mount it at guest, and try to detach it
> using --force. It should not force it, as it crashes the guest.

Don't use --force if you don't know what you're doing is a reasonable
caveat. You're on flakey ground if you have to use it in any case as
something is obviously screwed.

 -- Keir

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