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Oracle Linux 6: Kdump Service Fails with "Rootfs device xxx is not resettable, can not be used as the default target, please specify a default action" (Doc ID 1354307.1)

Last updated on APRIL 29, 2020

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

When starting the kdump service on Oracle Linux 6 (OL6), it is possible that on some hardware (e.g. HPE Proliant DL380 G5) the following error may occur:

Changes

You are configuring the kdump service on OL6.

Cause

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