kdumpctl rebuild reports "Check dump target size failed" if the save path doesn't exist on the ssh dump target

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • kdump is expected to create the path if the path doesn't exist on the ssh target but it reports a failure with kdumpctl rebuild.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • kernel-4.18.0-91.el8.x86_64
  • kexec-tools-2.0.19-3.el8.x86_64

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