Not able to start netconsole when bonding is enabled in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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Issue

  • Not able to start netconsole when bonding is enabled in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:

    # service netconsole start 
    Initializing netconsole FATAL: Error inserting netconsole(/lib/modules/2.6.18-164.el5/kernel/drivers/net/netconsole.ko): Invalid argument
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • Bonding enabled
  • Kernel version lower than kernel 2.6.18-238

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