Bug ID 542898: Virtual Edition: Disk partition /var shows 100% after live install to 12.0.0

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.6.1, 12.0.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2

Fixed In:
12.1.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 11.6.2, 11.5.3 HF2

Opened: Sep 01, 2015

Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

After installing a new Virtual Edition software instance and booting into it, disk partition /var shows 100%

Impact

System is generally un-usable; applications cannot operate without space in /var.

Conditions

Virtual Edition only

Workaround

1) reboot into the previous software location 2) delete the new software location that is non-functional 3) remove this file: /shared/.tmi_config/global_attributes 4) install the new software again.

Fix Information

after applying the fix, subsequent operations that install new software will size the /var filesystem appropriately.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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