SLES11SP1 xen kernel does not write a dump on a HP BL685c G7
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with apic=debug and send a report. Then try booting with the 'noapic' option.
[ 0.004000] Pid: 1, comm: swapper Not tainted 220.127.116.11-0.3-default #1
[ 0.004000] Call Trace:
[ 0.004000] [<ffffffff810061dc>] dump_trace+0x6c/0x2d0
[ 0.004000] [<ffffffff8139aee6>] dump_stack+0x69/0x73
[ 0.004000] [<ffffffff8139af68>] panic+0x78/0x19b
[ 0.004000] [<ffffffff8195273a>] check_timer+0x448/0x5d8
The default kernel writes the dump without problems. So far this issue was seen on HP BL685c G7 systems but may not be limited to.
title Xen -- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
kernel /xen.gz vga=mode-791 crashkernel=128M@16M cpuidle=0
module /vmlinuz-xen root=/dev/system/root resume=/dev/system/swap splash=verbose showopts vga=791
Also ensure to allocate sufficient memory to the crashkernel= settings else the dump will abort with an out of memory error message.
Thus, the hypervisor needs to be disabled before transferring control to the new kernel (that is the dump-capture kernel).
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- Modified Date:14-Oct-2022
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