How To Automatically Generate A Memory Dump When A DomU VM Guest Crashes

(Doc ID 1167163.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.9 and later
Oracle VM - Version 2.2 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


The goal is to configure a virtual machine so that a kernel memory dump (known as a vmcore) is automatically created in case of a crash.

For information on how to create a vmcore file while a virtual machine is running, please have a look at  KM <Note 743763.1>.


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