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Brocade fixed-port switch Cold restarted during FOS firmware upgrade

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Applies to

All Brocade non DCX switches

FOS 8.1.2x and 8.2.1x

Issue

Cold reboot observed on fixed-port switches during FOS firmware upgrade, resulting in traffic disruption.

Cause

  • A timing condition could cause the "HA Reboot" operation on a fixed port switch resulting a cold restart vs warm recovery.  
  • This issue could be observed during a daemon panic that is attempting graceful recovery using "HA Reboot"
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