Bug ID 758929: Bcm56xxd MIIM bus access failure after TMM crash

Last Modified: Dec 13, 2019

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1, 12.1.5, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0, 13.1.0.1, 13.1.0.2, 13.1.0.3, 13.1.0.4, 13.1.0.5, 13.1.0.6, 13.1.0.7, 13.1.0.8, 13.1.1, 13.1.1.1, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.3, 13.1.1.4, 13.1.1.5, 13.1.3, 13.1.3.1, 13.1.3.2, 14.0.0, 14.0.0.1, 14.0.0.2, 14.0.0.3, 14.0.0.4, 14.0.0.5, 14.0.1, 14.0.1.1, 14.1.0, 14.1.0.1, 14.1.0.2, 14.1.0.3, 14.1.0.4, 14.1.0.5, 14.1.0.6, 14.1.2, 14.1.2.1, 14.1.2.2, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.1.0

Opened: Feb 16, 2019
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

Bcm56xxd daemon running on certain BIG-IP devices might experience MIIM bus access failure after a tmm crash. The system posts a message similar to the following in the ltm log: info bcm56xxd: 012c0016:6: MiimTimeOut:soc_miim_write, timeout (id=0xc9 addr=0x1f data=0x0000)

Impact

The affected BIG-IP system fails to pass traffic. If configured for high availability (HA), failover occurs.

Conditions

-- Heavily stressed system -- Using one of the following platforms: + VIPRION B2250 Blade (A112) + VIPRION B2150 Blade (A113) + VIPRION B4300 Blade (A108) + BIG-IP 5250v + BIG-IP i5820

Workaround

Reboot the affected BIG-IP platform / VIPRION blade.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change