Bug 111061 - netdump does not start without NETDUMPADDR
Summary: netdump does not start without NETDUMPADDR
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 109943
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: netdump   
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Dave Anderson
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Reported: 2003-11-26 21:16 UTC by jacob liberman
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 19:00:12 UTC
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Description jacob liberman 2003-11-26 21:16:28 UTC
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Description of problem:
Per netdump documentation, netdump should be able to start with only 
a SYSLOGADDR, and a NETDUMPADDR should not be required to log kernel 
oops to remote syslog server.

However, after spcifying remote SYSLOGADDR in /etc/sysconfig/netdump, 
netdump fails to start with error "Server address not specified 
in /etc/sysconfig/netdump" and netconsole driver cannot be manually 
loaded from command line. 

I believe the problem could be fixed if the /etc/rc.d/init.d/netdump 
did not fail after check for the NETDUMPADDR variable in all cases.

Please see bug 97663 for additional details.

Thanks, Jacob

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.echo "SYSLOGADDR=" >> /etc/sysconfig/netdump
2.start syslogd on with -r -x
3.service netdump start

Additional info:

Comment 1 Dave Anderson 2003-12-01 14:23:40 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 109943 ***

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 19:00:12 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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