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    SubjectRE: [PATCH 1/6] HWPOISON: clean up memory_failure() vs. __memory_failure()
    > > >  	printk(KERN_ERR "Action optional memory failure at %lx ignored\n", pfn);
    > >
    > > Btw., while at it, could we phrase this message in a more
    > > obvious way to users, such as 'Non-fatal memory failure at
    > > %lx ignored'?
    > Yeah, that's might not be as correct as we want it to be. AO
    > means it is an uncorrectable error, i.e. it will become fatal
    > if we'd consumed it, but it isn't that now because we just saw
    > it passing by in the cacheline...
    > Maybe "Fatal, unconsumed error ignored..."

    The overall meaning is "land mine seen but not stepped on yet"

    I'll see if I can wordsmith the message to convey that.


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