Bug 232694 - kexec cannot deteremine file type with 2.6.20-1.2300.fc5kdump kernel
kexec cannot deteremine file type with 2.6.20-1.2300.fc5kdump kernel
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Reported: 2007-03-16 13:40 EDT by John Holmstadt
Modified: 2009-09-08 23:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-06 15:21:50 EDT
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Description John Holmstadt 2007-03-16 13:40:42 EDT
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Description of problem:
The 2.6.20-1.2300.fc5 version of kernel-kdump will not load. Kexec complains that it "Cannot determine the file type of /boot/vmlinux-2.6.20-1.2300.fc5kdump". Works fine with kernel-kdump-2.6.19-1.2288.fc5.

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Steps to Reproduce:
[root@server ~]# rpm -qa kernel-kdump
[root@server ~]# vi /etc/sysconfig/kdump
[root@server ~]# /etc/init.d/kdump start
Cannot determine the file type of /boot/vmlinux-2.6.20-1.2300.fc5kdump

If you specify KDUMP_KERNELVER="2.6.19-1.2288.fc5kdump" in "/etc/sysconfig/kdump", it loads fine...

[root@server ~]# /etc/init.d/kdump start
[root@server ~]#

Actual Results:

Expected Results:
Kexec should load the kernel without complaint.

Additional info:
Comment 1 John Holmstadt 2007-03-28 12:57:12 EDT
Still a problem with 2307...

[root@server ~]# rpm -qa kernel-kdump
[root@server ~]# /etc/init.d/kdump start
Cannot determine the file type of /boot/vmlinux-2.6.20-1.2307.fc5kdump
[root@server ~]#
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-05-03 00:56:18 EDT
User vgoyal@redhat.com's account has been closed
Comment 3 Jeroen Janssen 2007-05-09 04:48:24 EDT
I think this bug is related to #238768 (which is for fc6).
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 02:33:38 EDT
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 15:21:49 EDT
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