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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):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.enter alt-sysrq-c in a kernel without a kdump kernel loaded, or a xen kernel
console displays "Sysrq : Trigger a crashdump",
but system does not crash.
forced system crash
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inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
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Verified in kernel-2.6.18-2747.el5
In 1207.4 tree.