[TUHS] signals and blocked in I/O

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Sat Dec 2 01:44:48 AEST 2017


Does anyone remember the reason that processes blocked in I/O don't catch
signals?  When did that become a thing, was that part of the original
design or did that happen in BSD?

I'm asking because I'm banging on FreeBSD and I can wedge it hard, to
the point that it won't recover, by just beating on tons of memory.
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