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SubjectRe: wait queue process state
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>>>>> " " == Benjamin LaHaise <bcrl@redhat.com> writes:

> Linux does not permit interrupting regular file reads on local
> disks; only NFS supports it. Maybe 2.5 is the time to change
> this.

Note that even the NFS support is less than perfect. Once a process
enters lock_page(), there is no way for the user to interrupt until
whatever I/O that is holding the page lock is finished.

Cheers,
Trond
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