Bug ID 587780: warning: HSBe2 XLMAC initial recovery failed after 11 retries.

Last Modified: Apr 10, 2019

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2

Fixed In:
12.1.1

Opened: Apr 14, 2016
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

ltm log contains multiple instances of the following message on VIPRION B4450 blades: warning: HSBe2 XLMAC initial recovery failed after 11 retries.

Impact

No operation impact. This is a cosmetic message that you can safely ignore.

Conditions

This often happens when VIPRION 4480 or 4800 chassis with B4450 blades is rebooting.

Workaround

None needed. This message is cosmetic only.

Fix Information

A more robust XLMAC recovery mechanism has been implemented which reduces the maximum retries to four. It does not completely eliminate this warning message (HSBe2 XLMAC initial recovery failed after 11 retries), but its frequency is greatly reduced.

Behavior Change