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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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Free Dmitry Sklyarov!
http://www.freesklyarov.org/

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