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Oracle Linux: Kdump Fails to Save 'vmcore' to Dump Target Mount When 'nofail' Option is Set (Doc ID 2654141.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Fail to save vmcore
Dump target device is not mounted

kdump: dump target is
kdump: error: Dump target is not mounted.
kdump: saving vmcore failed
[[1;31mFAILED[0m] Failed to start Kdump Vmcore Save Service.

Cause

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