kdump fails to generate vmcore if dump target is nfs, ssh or localfilesystem when fips is enabled.

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Issue

[  OK  ] Mounted /kdumproot/mnt.
[  OK  ] Reached target Remote File Systems.
         Starting dracut pre-pivot and cleanup hook...
[    9.149628] dracut-pre-pivot[2237]: mkdir: cannot create directory '/boot': File exists <======= 
[    9.163838] dracut-pre-pivot[2237]: mount: unknown filesystem type 'xfs' <======= 
:
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[   10.919385] dracut: FATAL: FIPS integrity test failed <============
[   10.923315] dracut-pre-pivot[   10.925860] dracut: Refusing to continue <============

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • FIPS enabled
  • dracut

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