How to calculate to crashkernel values ?

(Doc ID 2096101.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 6.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] [Release OL5 to OL6U6]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


1. find a suitable memory range for the crashkernel.

2. Avoid to reservation failure for crashkernel when kdump starting



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