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Cisco Bug: CSCtc29828 - RHEL kdump kernel fails in large vnic configuration

Last Modified

Oct 04, 2012

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  • Cisco Unified Computing System

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RHEL 5.4 kdump does not succeed with M81KR and a large vnic configuration.

RHEL 5.4 system with kdump setup using the boot parameter: crashkernel=2000M@16M
or smaller.   A Palo (M81KR) card with a large number of vnics (e.g., 40 enics and 16 fnics).
All 40 enics configured up (onboot=yes in ifcfg-ethX files).

When a system crash occurs, the kdump kernel doesn't boot successfully and/or its
rc scripts don't succeed, and the crash dump is not saved.
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