How to generate sosreport from the rescue environment

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Issue

  • How to run sosreport in rescue mode?
  • How to generate sosreport for system that can not boot?
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux system does not boot.
  • How to collect system information and logs for Technical Support to troubleshoot?
  • System hung or had a kernel panic and now it hangs or gives me an error on reboot, how can I create a sosreport?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.6 and later
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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