32.5. Additional Resources

Installed Documentation

  • kdump.conf(5) — a manual page for the /etc/kdump.conf configuration file containing the full documentation of available options.
  • makedumpfile(8) — a manual page for the makedumpfile core collector.
  • kexec(8) — a manual page for kexec.
  • crash(8) — a manual page for the crash utility.
  • /usr/share/doc/kexec-tools-version/kexec-kdump-howto.txt — an overview of the kdump and kexec installation and usage.
  • /usr/share/doc/kexec-tools-version/fadump-howto.txt — more details about the fadump mechanism, including PowerPC-specific methods of resetting hardware. Replace version with kexec-tools version installed on your system.

Useful Websites

https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-6039
The Red Hat Knowledgebase article about the kexec and kdump configuration.
https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-45183
The Red Hat Knowledgebase article about supported kdump targets.
http://people.redhat.com/anderson/
The crash utility homepage.