Why kdump service failed with error "No module modprobe found for kernel <version>, aborting" ?

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Issue

  • Unable to start kdump service on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6:
# /etc/init.d/kdump start
Detected change(s) the following file(s):

  /etc/kdump.conf
Rebuilding /var/crash/boot/initrd-2.6.32-220.7.1.el6.x86_64kdump.img
No module modprobe found for kernel 2.6.32-220.7.1.el6.x86_64, aborting.
Failed to run mkdumprd
Starting kdump:                                            [FAILED]

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • kexec-tools <= 2.0.0-245.el6.x86_64

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