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Oracle Linux 6:Root File System Installed on Iscsi LUN Fails to Start Kdump Service With Error "iscsiadm: No records found" During Ramdisk Rebuild (Doc ID 2614513.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64


On Oracle Linux 6, if / root File System installed on iscsi LUN, which is typical setup on Bare Metal shape of OCI, kdump service fails to start with below error:
# service kdump start
No kdump initial ramdisk found. [WARNING]
Rebuilding /boot/initrd-4.1.12-124.20.3.el6uek.x86_64kdump.img
iscsiadm: No records found
Unable to find iscsi record for /sys/devices/platform/host0/session1/target0:0:0/0:0:0:1
Failed to run mkdumprd 


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