Why do I see "No kdump initial ramdisk found." during system boot up ?

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Issue

  • Observed the following message during a system boot up or start/restart of the kdump service as follows :
No kdump initial ramdisk found.                            [WARNING]
Rebuilding /boot/initrd-2.6.18-371.el5kdump.img

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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