My Oracle Support Banner

UEK Kernel Oops During Kdump Dumping Vmcore File On HP ProLiant Server (Doc ID 1384274.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version: Oracle Linux 5.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] to Oracle Linux 5.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] - Release: OL5U5 to OL5U7
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

While testing kdump on Oracle Linux UEK(Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel),
kdump get following error while it dumping the vmcore file:
BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at (null)
At that time, the vmcore file does not completely copied to the target location.
The same server using RHC(Redhat Compatiable) kernel can dump the complete vmcore file successfully.
The problem still the same after upgrading the firmware and UEK to the latest version.

Changes

Switch to UEK

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
  Symptoms
  Changes
  Cause
  Solution
  References

This document is being delivered to you via Oracle Support's Rapid Visibility (RaV) process and therefore has not been subject to an independent technical review.

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.