How to Dump vmcore to a Common Server using 'kdump' on OEL5 (Doc ID 463037.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2013

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 5.6 [Release OL5 to OL5U6]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
***Checked for relevance on 15-Nov-2012***
Linux Kernel - Version: 2.6.18.8 to 2.6.18.8


Goal

To set up kexec/kdump to copy via SSH (scp) a vmcore file over when a kernel crash/panic happens.

Solution

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