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SubjectRe: [regression] Latest git has WARN_ON storm with e1000e driver
On Fri, 3 Oct 2008 10:41:49 +0200
Christian Borntraeger <> wrote:

> This is caused by holding a spinlock (__driver_attach) and checking
> for preempt_count (e1000_acquire_swflag_ich8lan).
> I suggest to revert this commit, since we cannot take a mutex while
> holding a spinlock.
> The simple solution of replacing the mutex with a spinlock does not
> work, since we call msleep on several places in the code. Replacing
> all that code doesnt look like 2.6.27 material.


could you do a run with frame pointers enabled?
that should clear up the stack noise....

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