Re: [load balancing] Anyone having/had issues with spontaneous failover on a CSS 11150 with 2 Gigabit ports?

From: Jeff Lawson (jlawsonIZZATlightsurf.com)
Date: Tue Jan 21 2003 - 22:01:17 EST

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    No, we do not...

    At this point cisco has recommended back revving to build 69, due to issues
    with build 70. The didn't get into specific bugs, but did say that there
    are a number of "internal" listings of bugs on that version...

    Jeff.

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "David Santeramo" <dsanteramoIZZATyahoo.com>
    To: <lb-lIZZATvegan.net>
    Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2003 5:20 PM
    Subject: Re: [load balancing] Anyone having/had issues with spontaneous
    failover on a CSS 11150 with 2 Gigabit ports?

    > Do you have multiple VRs on the same box? I had a
    > issue where the third VR was causing the CSS to
    > failover and back again.
    >
    > We removed the third VR and everything has been fine
    > since.
    >
    > --- "C. Jeff Lawson" <jlawsonIZZATlightsurf.com> wrote:
    > > All,
    > >
    > > Hopefully someone has already seen this one, but I
    > > have the following:
    > >
    > > 2 CSS 11150 (2 GBIC interfaces 1000baseSX) running
    > > in failover mode
    > >
    > > Running 5.00 Build 70
    > >
    > > Here is what I am seeing:
    > >
    > > CSS1 will run happily for a while (actually just
    > > started failing last
    > > week), then suddenly fail over to CSS2 for no
    > > apparent reason. Cisco
    > > has been baffled by the lack of info in the logs,
    > > there is not any
    > > reasons given for the failover. After running on
    > > the second box for a
    > > period of time (varies) there will be a failure back
    > > to the first box.
    > >
    > > We have a single crossover cable (100Mb Ethernet)
    > > between the boxes. I
    > > have run a sniffer between them (on the redundancy
    > > link) and have caught
    > > the primary unit not responding for over 1 minute.
    > > The VRRP backup
    > > timer is set to 20 seconds.
    > >
    > > I have tried to remove Gigabit Flow control issues
    > > by moving the
    > > connections over to a 100Mb port, but still are
    > > seeing the failures.
    > >
    > > I just heard from a colleague that he has recently
    > > been told of other
    > > sites having the same issue... Anyone had this
    > > happen??
    > >
    > > Cisco has issued a replacement unit, but I am not at
    > > all confident that
    > > our problem will go away.
    > >
    > > Thanks for your help...
    > >
    > > --
    > > C. Jeff Lawson <jlawsonIZZATlightsurf.com>
    > >
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