Bug 209189 - kdump saves a vmcore under the directory whose name has wrong panic date
Summary: kdump saves a vmcore under the directory whose name has wrong panic date
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kexec-tools (Show other bugs)
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Version: 5.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Neil Horman
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Reported: 2006-10-03 19:38 UTC by Nobuhiro Tachino
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: beta2
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Last Closed: 2006-12-23 01:01:51 UTC
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Description Nobuhiro Tachino 2006-10-03 19:38:01 UTC
Description of problem:

kdump saves a vmcore under the directory whose name has wrong panic date. 

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Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

# ls /var/crash

Expected results:

# ls /var/crash

Additional info:

The following on liner fixes the problem.

@@ -1357,7 +1363,7 @@
     echo "$KDUMP_CONFIG_FILE: $2"
     exit 1
-    emit "DATE=\`date +%Y-%M-%d-%T\`"
+    emit "DATE=\`date +%Y-%m-%d-%T\`"
 if [ -n "$KDUMP_CONFIG_FILE" ]; then
     memtotal=`cat /proc/meminfo | grep MemTotal | awk '{print $2}'`

Comment 1 Jay Turner 2006-10-04 12:45:36 UTC
QE ack for RHEL5GA.  Needs to be fixed before shipping, otherwise it's recording
invalid data.

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-10-04 12:46:49 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux release.  Product Management has requested further review
of this request by Red Hat Engineering.  This request is not yet committed for
inclusion in release.

Comment 3 Neil Horman 2006-10-04 15:08:24 UTC
fixed in -78.el5

Comment 4 Nobuhiro Tachino 2006-10-04 16:07:39 UTC
I confirmed kexec-tools-1.101-78 fixes the bug on my box.

Comment 5 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-12-23 01:01:51 UTC
A package has been built which should help the problem described in 
this bug report. This report is therefore being closed with a resolution 
of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the solution does 
not work for you.

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