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SubjectRe: wait queue process state

On 29 May 2002, Alan Cox wrote:

> > What I'd _really_ like at the moment is an option to allow read_inode() to
> > be interruptible. Currently there's no way for it to exit without leaving a
> > bad inode behind, which prevents the _next_ iget() for that inode from
> > actually succeeding.
> If I remember rightly stat() is not interruptible anyway.

It's possible to automatically restart stat(), so the process would be at
least killable.

bye, Roman

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