Re: [load balancing] Big-IP 5100 gigabit interface stops sending/receiving traffic

From: William Bivens <wjbivensIZZATdigitalme.com>
Date: Fri Apr 01 2005 - 12:38:44 EST

Are you running Native or Cat OS on the Cisco equipment?

I've seen lots of Cisco equipment shutdown ports if they can't properly
negotiate the proper settings. What were the F5 interface settings,
especially flow control.

Sincerely,

Jay Bivens

On 4/1/05 11:49 AM, "Computer Guy" <ethersec@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Bill,
>
> It's not a physical link loss, but a logical one.
> I'll try using the auto-negotiate, but it's a problem
> with the (f5) hardware. It could even be the same
> driver issue you guys saw on the 5000 platform.
>
> -B
>
>
> --- Bill Whitson <b.whitson@f5.com> wrote:
>> See the following doc for more info.
>>
>>
> http://tech.f5.com/home/bigip/solutions/hardware/sol3138.html
>>
>> In short, you should be able to prevent this problem
>> by setting the
>> interface to auto-negotiate the link
>> characteristics.
>>
>> Bill
>>
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>> On 3/10/05 2:09 PM, "Computer Guy"
>> <ethersec@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Anyone experienced the big-ip 5100 running 4.5
>> code connected via the fiber
>>> gig ports to a catalyst 6500 switch suddenly,
>> without reason, lose the ability
>>> to pass traffic through an interface? The ports
>> show connected though. The
>>> only workaround is rebooting the unit.
>>>
>>> The only related problem I've found on tech.f5.com
>> was with some driver issue
>>> on the older 5000 platform.
>>>
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