[systemd-devel] Cannot add dependency job for unit... Cannot allocate memory

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at in.waw.pl
Thu Feb 21 08:07:00 PST 2013

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 09:48:57AM -0600, Anthony Messina wrote:
> I am intermittently running into the error:
> "Cannot add dependency job for unit k5start at mythtv.service, ignoring: Unit 
> k5start at mythtv.service failed to load: Cannot allocate memory. See system logs 
> and 'systemctl status k5start at mythtv.service'
>  for details."
> And systemctl status k5start at mythtv.service shows
> k5start at mythtv.service - k5start Kerberos ticket service for mythtv
>           Loaded: error (Reason: Cannot allocate memory)
>           Active: inactive (dead)
>             Docs: man:k5start(1)
I'm assuming that it's not actually running out of memory.

> [    0.000000] Memory: 2030632k/2095680k available (6413k kernel code, 452k absent, 64596k reserved, 6787k data, 1068k init)

Seems like some bug. Can you put the logs somewhere (not on the list) with
-o verbose? This will show us where exactly this error is generated.


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