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SubjectRe: 2.6.15-mm2

an additional patch you could apply is the one below - but it doubt it
makes a difference.


add might_sleep() to the mutex_lock slowpath.

Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <>


kernel/mutex.c | 1 +
1 files changed, 1 insertion(+)

Index: linux/kernel/mutex.c
--- linux.orig/kernel/mutex.c
+++ linux/kernel/mutex.c
@@ -133,6 +133,7 @@ __mutex_lock_common(struct mutex *lock,
struct mutex_waiter waiter;
unsigned int old_val;

+ might_sleep();

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