Bug ID 665725: Second block device image install fails to install

Last Modified: Nov 22, 2021

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

Known Affected Versions:

Fixed In:

Opened: May 19, 2017

Severity: 3-Major

Related Article: K10773217


'tmsh install sys software block-device-image' fails in a vCMP guest after a previous, successful installation.


After one block device install succeeds, subsequent installations will fail before rebooting.


vCMP guest install using the command 'tmsh install sys software block-device-image' executed a second time in succession.


Restart lind on all blades of the vCMP guest using the following command: clsh --color=all bigstart restart lind

Fix Information

Block device image installs are now cleaned-up in vCMP guests, so the installation failure no longer occurs.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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