RHEL-7: kdump hangs when specifying a non root /var partition.

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • After updating kexec-tools package from version (2.0.4-32.el7.x86_64) to (2.0.4-32.el7_0.2.x86_64), kdump fail to dump vmcore on non root /var partition.
  • kdump fails to dump vmcore on the non-root LVM devices.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 (Maipo)
  • kexec-tools-2.0.4-32.el7_0.2.x86_64

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