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Kdump Service Fails To Start In Secure Boot Mode in OL6 (Doc ID 2526361.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64


The kdump service cannot be started while an Oracle Linux 6 server is booted using secure boot mode. The kdump service fails with following error:

# service kdump start
Secure Boot is enabled. Using kexec file based syscall.
kexec_file_load failed: Required key not available



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