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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] pidns: reboot_pid_ns: use SEND_SIG_FORCED instead of force_sig()
    Hi Serge,

    On 04/13, Serge Hallyn wrote:
    > Quoting Oleg Nesterov (
    > > cf3f8921 "pidns: add reboot_pid_ns() to handle the reboot syscall"
    > > uses force_sig() to kill the SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE cinit, this was the
    > > only choice.
    > >
    > > After 629d362b we can use SEND_SIG_FORCED instead, force_sig() has
    > > the special semantics and should be avoided if possible.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <>
    > Hi Oleg,
    > I like the patch in theory, however after applying it containers are
    > no longer able to shutdown/reboot. I can externally kill them with
    > lxc-stop, but internal shutdown fails.

    Oh, thanks a lot for testing.

    Strange... I even tested this change, but only in the root namespace.
    OK, thanks, I'll investigate. I hope you verified your kernel has
    629d362b commit ;)


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