Why is kernel-kdump missing on SLES11
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On SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 there is no special kernel-kdump required like in earlier versions of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.
The technical reason is that the normal kernel is relocatable now and can be used as kdump kernel, i.e. it's possible to load and execute the normal kernel at any address, not only the compiled-in address as before.
A simple method to configure kdump on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is to use the YaST kdump module. Then in addition to the above packages, the following package is needed:
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- Creation Date:01-JUN-09
- Modified Date:27-APR-12
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