dracut command fails with "Unknown arguments: ifcfg"

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Cannot rebuild kdump initramfs due to dracut issue.
  • dracut command fails with "Unknown arguments: ifcfg"
# dracut --quiet --hostonly --hostonly-cmdline --hostonly-i18n --hostonly-mode strict -o 'plymouth dash resume ifcfg' -vv --mount 'xxxxxxxxx:/xxxxxxx /kdumproot//kdump nfs rsize=65536,wsize=65536,tcp,hard,intr,bg,sec=sys,noatime' --no-hostonly-default-device -f /boot/initramfs-3.10.0-1127.el7.x86_64kdump.img 3.10.0-1127.el7.x86_64

Unknown arguments: ifcfg /kdumproot//kdump nfs rsize=65536,wsize=65536,tcp,hard,intr,bg,sec=sys,noatime /boot/initramfs-3.10.0-1127.el7.x86_64kdump.img 3.10.0-1127.el7.x86_64


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • dracut

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