sleep mutex panic on 5.2.1-RELEASE

Brian Fundakowski Feldman green at
Thu Apr 22 10:58:44 PDT 2004

Peter Losher <Peter_Losher at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a dual-Xeon system in production (Dell PE2550) that has started to 
> randomly lock up, adding debugging fun and WITNESS, I got it to panic 
> and pop it into the debugger...
> -=-
> panic: lock (sleep mutex) pipe mutex not locked 

Chances are this bug does not exist anymore.  Robert Watson rewrote a large 
amount of the pipe code to improve its locking and security, and I hammered 
out some left-over bugs that showed up with SMP testing.  Please try either 
upgrading to -CURRENT or, if you are not using MAC, these two diffs might be 
all you need:

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