In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Bruce Evans writes:

>I don't know how open() of a disk device can be interrupted by a signal
>in practice.  Most disk operations don't check for signals.

Considering that opening a disk-device cannot be guaranteed to
succeed in finite time (think SAN, SCSI over IP and generally broken
hardware), it should be interruptible.

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