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
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:
No kdump initial ramdisk found. [WARNING]
Rootfs device /dev/cciss/c0d0p3 is not resettable, can not be used as the default target, please specify a default action Failed to run mkdumprd
You are configuring the kdump service on OL6.
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