Oracle Linux 6.4 Automatically Enables KDUMP - Can Cause Crashkernel Parameter Warning Message
(Doc ID 1602529.1)
Last updated on MAY 17, 2020
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.4 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
After installation of Oracle Linux 6.4 or later with UEK (Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel), the post-installation process invokes kdump configuration.
However, it invokes an alert:
Further, after reboot a warning message is written to the system log:
If system was upgraded from prior maintenance levels the above message appears where previously it didn't.
This is similar to the issue described in UEK: "kdump: No crashkernel parameter specified for running kernel" (Doc ID 1313194.1)
Installation of, or upgrade to, Oracle Linux 6.4 or later.
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