Bug ID 1104605: Platform will not boot past the BIOS configuration screen

Last Modified: Dec 07, 2023

Affected Product(s):
F5OS AFM(all modules)

Opened: May 05, 2022

Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

The BIG-IP platform fails to display the following message when no bootable device (e.g., drive, USB, PXE) is found: No valid boot device found. Insert a boot device and press any key to reboot. You will instead be presented with the F5 BIOS setup barrier warning: /----------- Entering BIOS Setup -----------\ | | | Caution: Changing settings in BIOS setup | | can cause the system to become unstable. | | | | BIOS setup is ONLY intended for F5 | | internal use. | | | |-------------------------------------------| | Cancel Continue | \-------------------------------------------/

Impact

You are not presented with the correct message when no bootable device is found

Conditions

No bootable device (e.g., drive, USB, PXE) is found during platform boot

Workaround

Replace or configure for a bootable device

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips