mount command fails in kdump when specified device name such as /dev/sda3 in kdump.conf

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  • When you specify device name (e.g. ext3 /dev/sda3) in kdump.conf, the device might not be found and  mount command fails in kdump(2nd kernel) and finally kdump fails to capture vmcore.
  • It occurs when the device name in the 2nd kernel is different from that in the 1st kernel.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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