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    SubjectRe: [bug report] NFS and uninterruptable wait states
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    Phillip Susi <psusi@cfl.rr.com> writes:

    > That's all well and good that the process won't get an error back, but imho,
    > a process should *NEVER* be beyond the reach of a SIGKILL. I mean, an
    > unkillable process prevents a clean shutdown, doesn't it? ( can't kill the
    > process, can't unmount the filesystem ).

    D state has always meant unkillable. If you don't like it, you now
    know how to change it.

    -Doug
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