Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 253603
s-c-kdump doesn't support new kdump config directives
Last modified: 2018-10-19 14:28:00 EDT
Description of problem:
There no UI for configuration of or even pass-through handling for new config
options "link_delay", "kdump_post", "extra_bins", "extra_modules", or new
default action "halt". At a minimum s-c-kdump should preserve the values it
finds for these options and not display any error messages. A more complete fix
would be the addition of an "Advanced Options" dialog to handle configuration of
these options as well as "core_collector" (and perhaps "path").
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. populate /etc/kdump.conf with the new directives/options described above
2. run system-config-kdump
Probably an error message stating that filesystem type $OPTION_NAME is not
Either quiet preservation of the settings or some UI for their manipulation.
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*** Bug 385591 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I am going to add the halt default action, since it is trivial to do so. As for
the others, I am just adding code to preserve unknown options so we don't do any
Fix will be in system-config-kdump-1.0.13-1.el5.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
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