[CentOS] Strange message at boot time

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 21:15:25 UTC 2008


On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 2:00 PM, Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm usually booting all machines here with 'vga=788 quiet' options in
> menu.lst, so I see what services start, but it's not too verbose at the same
> time.
>
> One message that puzzles me is the very first one after GRUB starts init:
>
> "Memory for crash kernel (0x0 to 0x0) notwithin permissible range."
>
> Anyone knows what that means?

>From the CentOS 5.1 Release Notes:

"During the boot process you may see the message "Memory for crash
kernel (0x0 to 0x0) notwithin permissible range" appear. This message
comes from the new kdump infrastructure. It is a harmless message and
can be safely ignored."

Akemi


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