Re: 2.5.38-mm1 dbench 512 might sleep backtrace emitted

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Mon Sep 23 2002 - 00:33:54 EST

William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> Trace; c01175f7 <__might_sleep+27/2b>

On Sun, Sep 22, 2002 at 10:31:04PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Well I can't immediately see any held locks on that path, can
> you? Odd.
> Might be best to put a breakpoint on the printk in __might_sleep(),
> get some more info if it bites again.
> If there _are_ no locks held in that chain then there is
> something wrong with in_atomic(). So check the current
> task state with `task25' and `thread25' from my .gdbinit.

I squirted it out just in case someone (i.e. you) recognized it off the
bat. I'm looking into it myself also with methods similar to what's

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