Bug 976446 - kdump fails to start on initial installation
kdump fails to start on initial installation
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ovirt-node (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
urgent Severity high
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Assigned To: Joey Boggs
Virtualization Bugs
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Blocks: 1067800
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Reported: 2013-06-20 11:07 EDT by Joey Boggs
Modified: 2014-02-21 00:51 EST (History)
13 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
When booting the iso the kdump services failed to start which caused confusion. This has been resolved by adding an ovirt-kdump service wrapper to prevent confusing errors.
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: 1067800 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2014-01-21 14:42:17 EST
Type: Bug
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attached the boot console screen (25.35 KB, image/png)
2013-06-21 01:39 EDT, haiyang,dong
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Description Joey Boggs 2013-06-20 11:07:26 EDT
Description of problem:
When booting the iso the kdump services fails to start and this may confuse the user.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot ISO

Actual results:
Boot log or console shows [FAILED] on kdump start

Expected results:
kdump should not start or should not fail.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Joey Boggs 2013-06-20 11:11:06 EDT

adds a wrapper script and only starts if a kdump configuration is persisted
Comment 2 haiyang,dong 2013-06-21 01:39:45 EDT
Created attachment 763654 [details]
attached the boot console screen

Can reproduce this bug on build rhev-hypervisor6-6.4-20130528.0.el6_4
Please see the attached screenshot for boot console to check this issue.
Comment 6 Cheryn Tan 2013-11-07 19:30:51 EST
This bug is currently attached to errata RHBA-2013:15277. If this change is not to be documented in the text for this errata please either remove it from the errata, set the requires_doc_text flag to minus (-), or leave a "Doc Text" value of "--no tech note required" if you do not have permission to alter the flag.

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Thanks in advance.
Comment 7 haiyang,dong 2013-12-10 03:39:21 EST
Test version:

Still could see kdump start issue on boot console screen, so this bug wasn't fix in ovirt-node-3.0.1-7.el6. need to re-assigned it.
Comment 8 Fabian Deutsch 2014-01-07 13:30:23 EST
(In reply to haiyang,dong from comment #7)
> Test version:
> rhevh-6.5-20131031.1.0.iso
> ovirt-node-3.0.1-7.el6

I could also reproduce it with
is fine.
Comment 9 haiyang,dong 2014-01-08 03:12:37 EST
Test version:

Now see ovirt-kdump start success on boot console screen, so this bug has been fixed, change the status into "verified"
Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2014-01-21 14:42:17 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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