Bug ID 1253649: RPM error log in liveinstall.log and TMM error with failed to load/open library during upgrade

Last Modified: Mar 15, 2023

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP Install/Upgrade(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5,, 15.1.6,, 15.1.7, 15.1.8,

Opened: Feb 28, 2023
Severity: 3-Major


During a BIG-IP upgrade, an RPM error occurs and is logged to /var/log/liveinstall.log. The nature of the error has RPM post nodpdk script failure in one of the packages. After the RPM post nodpdk script failure occurs, the upgrade status is reported as success. Upon rebooting to the upgraded BIG-IP version, TMM logs following error, that it cannot open a library: localhost.localdomain notice ERROR: dlopen(libtcl_xnet.so) failed


TMM fails to load a library. This can impact or disrupt traffic.


- Upgrading BIG-IP 13.x and BIG-IP 14.0.x to BIG-IP 15.1.6/15.1.7/15.1.8.


Upgrade the BIG-IP in the following sequence: Upgrade BIG-IP to BIG-IP and then to BIG_IP

Fix Information


Behavior Change