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Kdump Fails to Generate a Memory Dump on NVME Devices (Doc ID 2206896.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2019

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 6.7 [Release OL6 to OL6U7]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Generating a memory dump ( vmcore ) with kdump fails when the system is using NVME disks

The serial console log will show the following, basically being unable to create device nodes for the disks

Cause

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