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    SubjectRe: Misleading OOM messages
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    On Thu, 2009-05-14 at 17:30 -0400, Christoph Lameter wrote:
    > On Thu, 14 May 2009, Dave Hansen wrote:
    >
    > > - printk(KERN_ERR "%s: kill process %d (%s) score %li or a child\n",
    > > + printk(KERN_ERR "No available memory %s: "
    > > + "kill process %d (%s) score %li or a child\n",
    > > message, task_pid_nr(p), p->comm, points);
    >
    > "No available memory" still suggests that plugging in more memory is the
    > right solution.

    To me it at least adds the fact that more should be made *available* and
    not just that you're out of it. So, definitely not perfect, but better
    than "out".

    -- Dave



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