The Linux kernel is the core component of the operating system and undoubtedly what makes Linux… Linux. And when there’s something wrong with the kernel, the system will end up in an unusable state. You can make things easier when these issues occur by using the tools available at your disposal for monitoring and debugging your kernel. In this lab, you’ll explore two of these tools, `kdump` and `systemtap`.
_This lab is not approved or sponsored by Red Hat._
Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:
- Enable kdump
Start and enable
- Enable the traffic-dump Module
stapto enable the provided
traffic-dump.stpso it is available as a kernel module.
- Give the cloud_user Access to SystemTap Commands
cloud_userto the appropriate group.