Bug ID 714576: Removing a Copper SFP on certain platforms incorrectly retains info about the SFP

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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

Known Affected Versions:
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, 11.5.10, 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

Opened: Apr 11, 2018
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

BIG-IP displays a stale SFP serial number after removing a copper SFP. A fiber SFP inserted into an interface after removing a copper SFP will not come up.

Impact

Cosmetic display of stale serial number of copper SFP. Fiber SFP will not work when inserted after a copper SFP is removed.

Conditions

800, 1600, and 3600 platforms with copper SFPs.

Workaround

Restart bcm56xxd.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change