Why sosreport hangs at 100% or does not exit even after running for several days if service xend turned off?

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If the system boots up with xen kernel and service xend has been stopped or has not been started, then command "sosreport" or "sos" wont finish even after several days running.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 update 2 or ealier version.
  • sosreport

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