Can't get Linux core file because of conflicting modules

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8


When generating a core file, the machine appears to hang, and then reboots, but no core file is generated.


For SLE 10 and above, kdump is the required method of getting a core file.
For SLE 9 and below, lkcd is the required method. 

If both are installed in either system, or the wrong one is installed on a specified system, you will not be able to get the core file.

For best results, make sure that you are running the latest version of kdump or lkcd utils for your appropriate OS version.


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  • Document ID:7003091
  • Creation Date: 23-Apr-2009
  • Modified Date:28-Sep-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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