kdump Fails to Start on System with Large Number of SAN LUNs (Doc ID 1929956.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 18, 2014

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

Testing triggering a vmcore, the kdump processes fails with the following logs indicating system is in an OOM (Out of Memory) state. For example:

Cause

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