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Bug 229522

Summary: Init script does not work with debug kernels
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Orion Poplawski <orion>
Component: kexec-toolsAssignee: Neil Horman <nhorman>
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Description Orion Poplawski 2007-02-21 18:22:32 UTC
Description of problem:

kdump init script does not startup properly when running debug kernels.  The
following fixes:

--- kdump.init  8 Mar 2006 20:39:23 -0000       1.8
+++ kdump.init  21 Feb 2007 18:20:58 -0000
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@
        if [ -z "$KDUMP_KERNELVER" ]; then
                local running_kernel=`uname -r`

-               kdump_kver=`echo $running_kernel | sed 's/smp//g'`
+               kdump_kver=`echo $running_kernel | sed -e 's/smp//g' -e
's/debug//g'`
                kdump_kver="${kdump_kver}kdump"
        else
                kdump_kver=$KDUMP_KERNELVER


Also is an issue on FC6.  Also, not sure if something similar needs to be done
for xen kernels.

Comment 1 Neil Horman 2007-02-21 19:27:14 UTC
This is precisely what KDUMP_KERNELVER is for.  You can set it in
/etc/sysconfig/kdump.

xen kernels currently do not support kdump

Comment 2 Orion Poplawski 2007-02-21 21:04:46 UTC
But won't older kdump kernels eventually be removed by yum/installonly, thus
requiring periodic manual updating of /etc/sysconfig/kdump?  You already have to
do some munging for smp kernels, although I guess that's going away.  Seems like
an easy enough fix in any case.