Thread not detaching?

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Sun Oct 3 12:50:56 CDT 2004

Duane Clark <dclark at> writes:

> err:ntdll:RtlpWaitForCriticalSection section 0x403f2580 "syslevel.c:
> Win16Mutex" wait timed out in thread 000b, blocked by 000a, retrying (60
> sec)
> err:ntdll:RtlpWaitForCriticalSection section 0x408849c0
> "../../windows/user.c: USER_SysLevel" wait timed out in thread 000a,
> blocked by 000b, retrying (60 sec)

It sounds like thread 000b is trying to get the Win16 lock while it
holds the USER lock, this is a bug. You should get a backtrace of that
thread to find out which function is getting the locks in the wrong

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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