Some cases you may have to disable the AHCI driver claiming the software device. You can use any one of the below options to blacklist the AHCI driver. This depends on the kernel version you use.
How to configure nic or netwok bonding in CentOS 7 & RHEL 7
Source: Configure NIC(Network Interface Card) bonding in CentOS 7 / RHEL 7
use the kernel core_pattern parameter. This may be useful if you want to save the core in an NFS location.
[root@test:~]$sysctl -w kernel.core_pattern=’/remote/dumps/%t_%e_core.%p’
Good article on how to determine the PCIe bus speed and width detected at host linux operating system. useful to know any issues on the hardware side.
Source: How to Determine the PCI-e Bus Speed of a PCI-e Card in a RedHat based Linux Distribution | Dell India
Nice article on using printk for debugging. It explains the usage, log level, rate limiting and one time messaging, changing the size of printk buffer, debugging early boot problems etc.
Refer Debugging by printing
A .tar.gz file is nothing, but a compressed archive. The below URL provides a list of commonly used tar commands.
Source: How To Extract .tar.gz Files using Linux Command Line – Interserver Tips