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Date:	Thu, 11 Dec 2008 20:31:19 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com
Cc:	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, frederik.deweerdt@...og.eu,
	e1000-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	jesse.brandeburg@...el.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	stable@...nel.org, tglx@...utronix.de, zdenek.kabelac@...il.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] e1000e: fix double release of mutex

From: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 13:58:07 -0800

> During a reset, releasing the swflag after it failed to be acquired would
> cause a double unlock of the mutex.  Instead, test whether acquisition of
> the swflag was successful and if not, do not release the swflag.  The reset
> must still be done to bring the device to a quiescent state.
> 
> This resolves [BUG 12200] BUG: bad unlock balance detected! e1000e
> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12200
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>

If we're fixing a regression like this, you should make the
patch against net-2.6, and this one is against net-next-2.6

Please respin this for me, thanks Jeff.
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