How to Configure "kdump" on Oracle Linux 5 (Doc ID 452067.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Oracle Linux 5


Goal

Kdump is the kernel crash dumping mechanism for Oracle Linux 5 - it provides a memory dump (vmcore) when the kernel experiences a critical condition. This document provides step-by-step instructions on how to configure kdump on Oracle Linux.

Solution

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