Bug ID 428150: BIG-IP platforms 2000/2200 and 4000/4200 can experience compression issues

Last Modified: Feb 13, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.2.1, 11.3.0

Fixed In:
11.3.0 HF8, 11.2.1 HF10

Opened: Aug 16, 2013
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:
K14771

Symptoms

When large amounts of data are compressed by hardware, the system can become unstable resulting in crash.

Impact

Without this fix, the customer may experience instability on their platform when hardware compression is enabled.

Conditions

TMOS v11.2.1 and v11.3.0 shipped with an older version of the SDK for hardware compression. A newer version is needed for improved stability.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

The fix is to include the latest version of the quickassist SDK to resolve dependencies between the quickassist driver and quickassist libraries.

Behavior Change