Bug ID 755575: In MOS, the 'image2disk' utility with the '-format' option does not function properly

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP All(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

Fixed In:
15.0.0, 14.1.2.1

Opened: Jan 15, 2019
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

When the BIG-IP system boots, mcpd continually restarts.

Impact

When the system boots, it cannot become active.

Conditions

This occurs if you issue the 'image2disk' command with the '-format' option in the MOS (Maintenance Operating System) shell.

Workaround

In the MOS shell, do not issue the 'image2disk' utility with the '-format' option. You can achieve the same result by following the shell guidance. To begin, type 'start<enter>'. If the system is already in the defective state, use this shell command, and then reboot: touch /.tmos.platform.init The problem should be resolved.

Fix Information

In MOS, running 'image2disk' with the '-format' option no longer causes continuous mcpd restarts.

Behavior Change