Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 241810
rt kernel needs the crash module for i686
Last modified: 2016-02-09 20:32:48 EST
The "crash" kernel module is needed in order for the crash program to work on a
live system with more than 896MB memory.
We need CONFIG_CRASH=m in all our configs.
It's worse than just the CONFIG setting. The crash driver is a RHEL5 add-on.
I think this doesn't affect x86_64, at least not at the same low memory size.
It it really a problem for i686.
x86_64 doesn't have the memory limit, so we only need the /dev/crash driver for
I've done my part on this one. It's up to Clark now.
Created attachment 157414 [details]
you need to apply this patch, and set CONFIG_CRASH=m on i686 and not set it on
This will go into next release (>= 2.6.21-32)