Bug ID 752766: The BIG-IP system might fail to read SFPs after a reboot

Last Modified: Oct 12, 2020

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 14.1.2.3, 14.1.2.4, 14.1.2.5, 14.1.2.6, 14.1.2.7, 14.1.2.8

Fixed In:
15.0.0

Opened: Dec 12, 2018
Severity: 1-Blocking

Symptoms

SFP interfaces are reported as missing: # tmsh show net interface 2.0 -------------------------------------------------------- Net::Interface Name Status Bits Bits Pkts Pkts Drops Errs Media In Out In Out -------------------------------------------------------- 2.0 miss 0 0 0 0 0 0 none sys ha-status will report tmm ready-for-world as failed: # tmsh show sys ha-status ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sys::HA Status Feature Key Action Fail ------------------------------------------------------------------------- ready-for-world tmm none yes ready-for-world tmm1 none yes ready-for-world tmm2 none yes ready-for-world tmm3 none yes ready-for-world tmm4 none yes ready-for-world tmm5 none yes

Impact

The BIG-IP system does not become ready after a reboot.

Conditions

This has been seen on the i15800 and i11000 series BIG-IP platforms immediately after the system boots.

Workaround

Mitigation if the system is in this state, restart tmm: # tmsh restart sys service tmm

Fix Information

An issue where the BIG-IP system failed to detect SFPs has been resolved.

Behavior Change