oc adm must-gather failed with error 'gather did not start' or 'gather never finished' and 'timed out waiting for the condition' in OCP 4

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  • At the time of running oc adm must-gather the command times out with one of those errors:

    [must-gather-xxxxx] OUT gather did not start: timed out waiting for the condition
    XXXX 00:00:01.661633   24634 helpers.go:114] error: gather did not start for pod must-gather-xxxxx: timed out waiting for the condition
    [must-gather-xxxxx] OUT waiting for gather to complete
    [must-gather-xxxxx] OUT gather never finished: timed out waiting for the condition


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP)
    • 4.x

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