How can I use crash to send Red Hat some vmcore pre-analysis information before or while uploading the vmcore image?

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Issue

  • A system has paniced or crashed and a vmcore image has been generated. How can I analyze this vmcore file?
  • What steps can I take to assist in Red Hat while a vmcore is being uploaded for analysis.
  • How can I use crash to analyze a kernel crash or system hang?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • A "vmcore" panic memory image created from a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.

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