Bug ID 912289: Cannot roll back after upgrading on certain platforms

Last Modified: Sep 20, 2021

Bug Tracker

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

Known Affected Versions:
11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1, 11.6.3, 11.6.3.1, 11.6.3.2, 11.6.3.3, 11.6.3.4, 11.6.4, 11.6.5, 11.6.5.1, 11.6.5.2, 11.6.5.3, 12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 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, 12.1.5.1, 12.1.5.2, 12.1.5.3, 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, 13.1.1.2, 13.1.1.3, 13.1.1.4, 13.1.1.5, 13.1.3, 13.1.3.1, 13.1.3.2, 13.1.3.3, 13.1.3.4, 13.1.3.5, 13.1.3.6, 13.1.4, 13.1.4.1, 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, 14.1.0.5, 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, 14.1.3, 14.1.3.1, 15.0.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.1.1, 15.0.1.2, 15.0.1.3, 15.0.1.4, 15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5

Fixed In:
16.0.0, 15.1.1, 14.1.4, 12.1.6

Opened: May 27, 2020
Severity: 2-Critical

Symptoms

On certain platforms, after upgrade to particular software versions, you will not be able to boot back into an earlier software version. Contact F5 Support for the reversion process if this is required. - BIG-IP v12.1.6 or later in the v12.x branch of code - BIG-IP v13.1.4 or later in the v13.x branch of code - BIG-IP v14.1.4 or later in the v14.x branch of code - BIG-IP v15.1.1 or later in the v15.x branch of code - BIG-IP v16.0.0 or later

Impact

Cannot boot into a previous version. Contact F5 Support for the reversion process if this is required.

Conditions

-- Using the following platforms: + i5820-DF / i7820-DF + 5250v-F / 7200v-F + 10200v-F + 10350v-F -- Upgrade the software to one of the following software versions: + BIG-IP v12.1.6 or later in the v12.x branch of code + BIG-IP v13.1.4 or later in the v13.x branch of code + BIG-IP v14.1.4 or later in the v14.x branch of code + BIG-IP v15.1.1 or later in the v15.x branch of code + BIG-IP v16.0.0 or later -- Attempt to roll back to a previous version.

Workaround

None.

Fix Information

Contact F5 Support for the reversion process if this is required.

Behavior Change

On certain platforms, after upgrade to particular software versions, you will not be able to boot back into an earlier software version. Contact F5 Support for the reversion process if this is required. The particular platforms are: + i5820-DF / i7820-DF + 5250v-F / 7200v-F + 10200v-F + 10350v-F The particular software versions are: + BIG-IP v12.1.6 or later in the v12.x branch of code + BIG-IP v13.1.4 or later in the v13.x branch of code + BIG-IP v14.1.4 or later in the v14.x branch of code + BIG-IP v15.1.1 or later in the v15.x branch of code + BIG-IP v16.0.0 or later