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Oracle Linux: Unable To Generate Kdump and Fails With Error "No space left on device" (Doc ID 2668846.1)

Last updated on MAY 21, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.4 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Unable to generate kdump and fails with the following error:

Checking for memory holes : [100.0 %] | copy_bitmap_file: Can't write the bitmap(/tmp/kdump_bitmapQijuck). No space left on device"
kdump: dump target is /dev/[ 14.793505] EXT4-fs (dm-0): re-mounted. Opts: (null)
mapper/VGExaDb-kdump_vol
kdump: saving to /kdumproot/kdump/u01/crashfiles/127.0.0.1-2020-04-29-09:46:31/
kdump: saving vmcore-dmesg.txt
kdump: saving vmcore-dmesg.txt complete
kdump: saving vmcore
The kernel version is not supported.
The makedumpfile operation may be incomplete.
Checking for memory holes : [100.0 %] | copy_bitmap_file: Can't write the bitmap(/tmp/kdump_bitmapQijuck). No space left on device
create_2nd_bitmap: Can't copy 1st-bitmap to 2nd-bitmap.

makedumpfile Failed.
kdump: saving vmcore failed
touch: cannot touch '/kdumproot/u01/crashfiles/kdump_post.log': No such file or directory
tee: /kdumproot/u01/crashfiles/kdump_post.log: No such file or directory
2020-04-29 09:46:38 +0200 [INFO] Started kdump post
tee: /kdumproot/u01/crashfiles/kdump_post.log: No such file or directory

Cause

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