Kdump fails with error /usr/bin/logger: invalid option -- h on OEL5.10 (Doc ID 1616772.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2014

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Kdump settings which is working fine for non-UEK/RedHat 2.6.18 kernel is not working for UEK kernel/2.6.32. The kdump service fails with following error if the server is booting with UEK/2.6.32 kernel,

Finally confirm kexec-tools version running on the server.

kexec-tools-2.0.3-4.0.4.el5.x86_64 Mon 23 Dec 2013 01:12:21 PM CET

Cause

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