Last Modified: Jun 12, 2022
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Known Affected Versions:
16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 16.1.3
Opened: Oct 26, 2021
Occasionally the Nitrox5 zip engine hangs. In /var/log/ltm: crit tmm12: 01010025:2: Device error: n5-compress1 Nitrox 3, Hang Detected: compression device was reset (pci 09:01.5, discarded 1).
The Nitrox5 hardware compression system becomes unavailable and the compression mode switches to software compression. This can lead to high CPU usage.
BIG-IP appliance that uses the Nitrox 5 hardware compression chip: i11800. You can check if your platform has the nitrox5 by running the following command: tmctl -w 200 compress -s provider provider -------- bzip2 lzo nitrox5 <---- qat-com zlib
Disable http compression