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Oracle Linux: Troubleshooting kdump Issues (Doc ID 2244801.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


This document explains steps to troubleshoot kdump issues.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 Section 1: Verifying the kdump setup:
 Section 2: When the kdump service is not operational:
 Section 3: When the kdump setup is fine and the service kdump status is operational but there is no vmcore generated on triggering a crash:
 Section 4: When a shell is not obtained as given in Section 3 and the crashkernel is stuck while booting up:
 Further references:

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