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SubjectRe: [PATCH] lazy umount (1/4)


On Tue, 18 Sep 2001, Matthias Andree wrote:

> Well, you cannot tell your local power plant "you must not fail this
> very moment" either. Of course, data will be lost when a process is
> killed from "D" state, but if the admin can tell the data will be lost
> either way, ...

Gaack... Just how do you kill a process that holds a bunch of semaphores
and got blocked on attempt to take one more? It's not about lost data,
it's about completely screwed kernel.

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