UEK: "kdump: No crashkernel parameter specified for running kernel" (Doc ID 1313194.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 15, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] to Oracle Linux 6.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] [Release OL5U5 to OL6U5]
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] to Oracle Linux 6.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] [Release OL5U8 to OL6U6]
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Add ***Checked for relevance on 27-Sep-2013***

Symptoms

You are trying to configure kdump, as described in Document 452067.1, on a system with kernel-uek installed. After everything is correctly configured and during reboot kdump does not start. A manuall start of kdump fails and you can find the following error in /var/log/messages:

 

Cause

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