Bugzilla will be upgraded to version 5.0. The upgrade date is tentatively scheduled for 2 December 2018, pending final testing and feedback.
Bug 211050 - panic_on_oops is not set to 1
panic_on_oops is not set to 1
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Dave Anderson
Brian Brock
Depends On:
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2006-10-16 18:41 EDT by Dave Anderson
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:39 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-12-18 15:52:38 EST
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description Dave Anderson 2006-10-16 18:41:49 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.9) Gecko/20020408

Description of problem:

In all RHEL kernels to date, the panic_on_oops variable
has been initialized to 1.  In RHEL5, it defaults to 0.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.enter alt-sysrq-c in a kernel without a kdump kernel loaded, or a xen kernel

Actual Results:
console displays "Sysrq : Trigger a crashdump",
but system does not crash.

Expected Results:
forced system crash

Additional info:
Comment 1 Don Zickus 2006-10-23 17:07:00 EDT
in kernel-2.6.18-2732.el5
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-11-13 09:44:30 EST
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 3 Joshua Giles 2006-11-21 15:49:08 EST
Verified in kernel-2.6.18-2747.el5
Comment 4 Joshua Giles 2006-12-18 15:52:38 EST
In 1207.4 tree.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.