Re: manipulating sigmask from filesystems and drivers

From: Trond Myklebust (
Date: Fri Aug 02 2002 - 12:57:10 EST

>>>>> " " == Linus Torvalds <> writes:

> "Which is what we want in generic_file_read() (and _probably_
> generic_file_write() as well, but that's slightly more
> debatable)"

A frequent cause of complaints with the NFS client 'intr' mount option
is that grabbing the inode semaphore too is uninterruptible, and hence
even a lookup() can hang.
Would you therefore be planning on making down() interruptible by

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