- Kdump fails when the 2nd kernel could not recognize the disk which vmcore should be saved in before fsck runs on the 2nd kernel.
In my case, the disk is connected through Emulex lpfc but I don't know whether the same problem occurs or not when using other HBAs.
<snip> Creating block device ram4 Creating block device ram5 Creating block device ram6 Creating block device ram7 Creating block device ram8 Creating block device ram9 Creating block device sda Creating block device srlpfc 0000:07:00.1: 1:1303 Link Up Event x1 received Data: x1 x1 x8 x2 x0 x0 0 0 lpfc 0000:07:00.1: 1:(0):0100 FLOGI failure Status:x3/x18 TMO:x0 mdadm: No arrays found in config file or automatically Free memory/Total memory (free %): 75356 / 114520 ( 65.8016 ) Saving to the local filesystem LABEL=/dump Usage: fsck.ext3 [-panyrcdfvtDFV] [-b superblock] [-B blocksize] [-I inode_buffer_blocks] [-P process_inode_size] [-l|-L bad_blocks_file] [-C fd] [-j external_journal] [-E extended-options] device Emergency help: -p Automatic repair (no questions) -n Make no changes to the filesystem -y Assume "yes" to all questions -c Check for bad blocks and add them to the badblock list -f Force checking even if filesystem is marked clean -v Be verbose -b superblock Use alternative superblock -B blocksize Force blocksize when looking for superblock -j external_journal Set location of the external journal -l bad_blocks_file Add to badblocks list -L bad_blocks_file Set badblocks list mount: can't find /mnt in /etc/fstab dropping to initramfs shell exiting this shell will reboot your system / #
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version Number: 6.0 SnapShot 8
- Architecture: x86_64
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