On Mon, 2006-08-07 at 08:19 -0700, Mark Knecht wrote:-
> Hi all,
> I've never seen this on 2.6.17-rt5. Up until today it had always
> been quite stable. I was running MythTV at the time. Nothing out of
> the ordinary.
Those message are cause by the system running out of memory. I've see
MythTV make the system run out of memory on non-RT kernels (must be a
memory leak someplace). So I wouldn't think it related to any real time
> Excuse my lack of experience here but after an event like this what
> is the proper way to make sure the kernel is as stable as it can be?
> Do I need to clean anything up? Reboot? Or is the cleanup all
> automatic and everything is fine?
The kernel will kill some running user space tasks to free memory. But
the kernel should be fine after that.