Bug ID 503246: TMM crashes when unable to allocate large amount of provisioned memory

Last Modified: Mar 12, 2019

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.1.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.5.1 HF7, 11.5.1 HF8, 11.5.1 HF9, 11.5.2, 11.5.2 HF1, 11.5.3, 11.5.3 HF1, 11.5.3 HF2, 11.5.4, 11.5.4 HF1, 11.5.4 HF2, 11.5.4 HF3, 11.5.4 HF4, 11.5.5, 11.5.6, 11.5.7, 11.5.8, 11.5.9, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.1

Opened: Jan 27, 2015
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

TMM panics and core dumps when unable to allocate the full amount of provisioned memory for each TMM instance.

Impact

Traffic disrupted while tmm restarts.

Conditions

The situation may occur when TMM starts (or restarts) while a process is still holding into large amounts of memory and TMM is unable to allocate the provisioned memory.

Workaround

none

Fix Information

The fix is a change in the TMM startup process

Behavior Change