Bug 605223 - Inits kdump before asking whether to use it
Summary: Inits kdump before asking whether to use it
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kexec-tools (Show other bugs)
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Version: 6.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Cong Wang
QA Contact: Red Hat Kernel QE team
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Reported: 2010-06-17 13:10 UTC by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2013-09-30 02:17 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-07-15 06:55:32 UTC
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Description Bastien Nocera 2010-06-17 13:10:24 UTC
kexec-tools-2.0.0-75.el6.i686

1. Install RHEL6 snapshot
2. Boot first time
3. The spinner stops for a long while because kdump is generating a new ramdisk:
No kdump initial ramdisk found.^[[60G[^[[0;33mWARNING^[[0;39m]^M
Rebuilding /boot/initrd-2.6.32-33.el6.i686kdump.img
4. I get asked whether to enable kdump in firstboot...

kdump should *not* be enabled by default, especially when there is a question about whether to enable it in firstboot.

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-17 13:33:55 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
inclusion.

Comment 3 Cong Wang 2010-07-05 09:18:17 UTC
We already discussed this in kdump meeting, the reason why we enable kdump before firstboot is that we want to avoid a reboot after the user disables it with firstboot. This is intended, not a bug.


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