Bug ID 767689: f5optics_install using different versions of RPM

Last Modified: Sep 27, 2019

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP Install/Upgrade(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,,, 14.1.2,

Fixed In:

Opened: Apr 02, 2019
Severity: 2-Critical


Symptoms have only been observed in one case: A bare metal install to BIG-IP 14.1.0. In this case a messages indicating the RPM database under /shared is corrupted.


The /shared/lib/rpm database needs to be recreated and f5optics manually installed.


Bare metal installation via PXE boot or USB install.


Recreate the /shared/lib/rpm database and manually install f5optics.

Fix Information

With these changes, the corruption of the /shared/lib/rpm database is no longer observed.

Behavior Change