How to Determine the Faulty Component when a System crashes with "Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal hardware error!"
Last updated on MAY 25, 2016
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 and later
On Oracle Linux and Oracle VM, the following kind of kernel panics can be witnessed:
This note outlines how to determine which hardware component caused this panic and needs to be replaced using a vmcore file if one has been generated with proper kdump configuration on the Linux / Oracle VM Server.
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