Oracle VM: Kdump Service Is Not Supported On Oracle Linux 6 Virtual Machine Guests
(Doc ID 1298553.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Applies to:Oracle VM - Version 2.1 to 3.4.2 [Release OVM21 to OVM34]
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 6.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] [Release OL6 to OL6U5]
You are running Oracle Linux 6 as a virtual machine guest and attempting to configure the 'kdump' service.
While attempting to start the 'kdump' service, you encounter the error as follows:
# service kdump start
Kdump is not supported on this kernel [FAILED]
Attempting to use the GUI utility 'system-config-kdump' to configure kdump, you will also notice the following message displayed:
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