How to blacklist a driver for kdump in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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  • blacklist option deprecated on RHEL 7 in /etc/kdump.conf.
  • This error is observed when blacklisting a module:

    kdumpctl: Deprecated kdump config option: blacklist
  • A module must be blacklisted in crash kernel to prevent oom killer or other crash kernel failures.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

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