How to Configure 'kdump' for Oracle VM 3.1.1 (Doc ID 1526659.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.1.1 to 3.1.1 [Release OVM31]
Linux x86-64

Goal

If an Oracle VM physical server encounters a system-, or dom0-level problem such as a crash or hang, determination of a root cause (RCA) is greatly enhanced if a system memory dump, or kdump, is available. The facility requires site-specific configuration, which is described below.

Solution

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