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Date:	Wed, 3 Jan 2007 09:07:11 +0100
From:	Jarek Poplawski <>
To:	David Stevens <>
Cc:	Ben Greear <>,
	NetDev <>
Subject: Re: BUG: soft lockup detected on CPU#0!  ( plus hacks)

On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 03:35:39PM -0800, David Stevens wrote:
> I've looked at this a little too -- it'd be nice to know who holds
> the write lock.

If you mean mc_list_lock - probably nobody - it's
not initialized (so the timers) for this in_device
and rtnl mutex is preempted by irq.

Actually I wonder if lockdep isn't masking (or even
spoiling) something, so I'd try with:
"Lock debugging: ..." options off

Jarek P. 

PS: because of unknown changes from those patches
this is guessing only.
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