Bug ID 1196073: Front panel port initialization failures can leave a port permanently DOWN

Last Modified: Apr 05, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
F5OS-A 1.3.0, F5OS-A 1.3.1

Fixed In:
F5OS-A 1.4.0, F5OS-A 1.3.2

Opened: Nov 29, 2022

Severity: 2-Critical

Related Article: K000132166


Failure of port initialization during system start-up or as a result of port re-initialization (port disable/enable).


Link stays DOWN and traffic is disrupted.


Front panel port being initialized.


1) Disable then enable the link on the rSeries device. 2) Disable then enable the link on the peer device.

Fix Information

Correct error handling of port initialization failures.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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