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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.

-Tony


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