Kdump from diskdumputils package
Daniel B. Thurman
dant at cdkkt.com
Wed Mar 8 20:18:55 UTC 2006
Dawid Gajownik wrote:
> > Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> > For the first time, I noticed this thing called: kdump because
> > when I rebooted my system after yum updated, I noticed that
> > kdump was reporting a missing dump image and left the yellow
> > [WARNING] message before the udev appears and x windows
> > startup.
> Known bug - this service should be disabled by default
> > Question: What is kdump.
> > Question: Can I safely disable it without any adverse effects?
> Yes. BTW does kdump service work on your computer? I see this problem →
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=179475 :/
Thanks for the information. So, it is a tool for collecting crash
data from developers during panics.
The specific problem I got for kdump fail is:
No kdump kernel image found. [WARNING]
Tried to locate /boot/vmlinux-2.6.15-1.2009.4.2_FC5hypervisorkdump
And my kernel is: /boot/vmunix-2.6.15-1.2009.4.2_FC5hypervisor
So it appears that the "kdump" string was added at the end, and if
this is the case - the kernel file definitely does not exist.
The kdump service failed to start.
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