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Kdump over NFS Failed to Start with "Permission denied" Error (Doc ID 2529836.1)

Last updated on MAY 29, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The logs from the iLOM snapshot showed "Permission denied" and "Bad NFS mount" errors as mentioned below:

Rebuilding /boot/initrd-2.6.39-400.297.3.el5uekkdump.img
mount: <NFS_Server_IP>:/dump_dir failed, reason given by server: Permission denied
/etc/kdump.conf: Bad NFS mount <NFS_Server_IP>:/dump_dir
Failed to run mkdumprd
Starting kdump:[FAILED]



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