rhel5.6 kdump initrd problem?

Don Zickus dzickus at redhat.com
Wed Sep 28 09:08:42 EDT 2011

On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 11:38:28AM -0700, Jay Lan wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a system running 2.6.18-238.12.1.el5 kernel.
> The kexec version is kexec-tools-1.102pre-126.el5_6.6.
> The kernel was booted OK. Then it ran /etc/init.d/kdump
> and a new kdump initrd image was created.
> A kernel crash was triggered. The kdump kernel was booted
> alright. However, it failed to boot when it tried to boot
> back the regular kernel (now with the kdump initrd image
> specified in the menu.lst.)

Not sure why you would see the kdump initrd image in the menu.lst, it is
just a parameter sent to kexec.

You might have more success filing a Red Hat bz (bugzilla.redhat.com), as
the RHEL-5 kernel and kexec-tools are probably too old for discussion on
this list.


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