How to Configure "kdump" on Oracle Linux 5

(Doc ID 452067.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2017

Applies to:

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


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.


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