Bug ID 707831: Improper blade insertion can cause kernel panic

Last Modified: Sep 14, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,,,,,,, 13.1.1,,,,, 13.1.3,,,,,,, 13.1.4,, 13.1.5,, 14.0.0,,,,,, 14.0.1,, 14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,,, 14.1.5,,,,,

Opened: Feb 24, 2018

Severity: 2-Critical


An improperly inserted blade might cause a kernel panic due to unstable power and signals.


Kernel panic or many other kinds of problems.


Improper blade insertion.


Reinsert the blade. Note: It is not possible to fix or handle unstable hardware signals caused by insecure contacts in the socket.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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