kdump fails on Hyper-V
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3 (SLES 11 SP3)
The errors received are similar to:
Could not find /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-14d5346542020202060bc93c5e99f6a4eb383477d7443364a-part2
Want me to fall back to /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-14d5346542020202060bc93c5e99f6a4eb383477d7443364a-part2? (Y/n)
So, this line should read:
It is also necessary to change the partitions to mount by UUID instead of by Device ID.
This can be accomplished using the YaST Partitioner.
Open the YaST Partitioner by going to YaST->System->Partitioner.
A warning will be displayed indicating that partitioning disks that are in use may
result in data loss. It is safe to answer 'Yes'.
Select the partition, choose 'Edit', and select 'Fstab Options' under 'Mounting Options'
Under 'Mount in /etc/fstab by', change from Device ID to UUID, and select 'OK'.
Repeat this for every partition required to boot and any partitions required to store the
After this change, verify that both /etc/fstab and the grub boot loader configuration, /boot/grub/menu.lst refer to the root partition by UUID, run 'mkinitrd' and reboot.
cause the /dev/disk/by-id links to be different between the primary kernel and kdump kernel,
which causes the failure.
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- Document ID:7014585
- Creation Date: 19-Feb-2014
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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