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Cisco Bug: CSCsy84360 - MC: Boot-hold by fsdb_aserver exceeded limit, timeout too short

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Jan 18, 2017

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  • Cisco Carrier Routing System

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Multi-chassis system is reset at ~20 minutes if switch fabric connectivity has not been established for at least one odd-numbered and one even-numbered plane. The following syslog messages will be reported:

fsdb_aserver[192]: %FABRIC-FSDB-1-FABRIC_UPDOWN : Fabric not up for data traffic 

sysmgr[85]: %OS-SYSMGR-2-REBOOT : reboot required, process (sysmgr) reason (Boot-hold by (fsdb_aserver) exceeded limit, timeout at 1211 seconds) 

/pkg/bin/shutdown_debug_script NODE BEING SHUT DOWN : Reason: (sysmgr) Boot-hold by (fsdb_aserver) exceeded limit, timeout at 1211 seconds.


Condition may be encountered if a Fabric Chassis is being added to a system to create a multi-chassis configuration and a Turboboot software installation is NOT being performed in order to install software to the entire multi-chassis system.
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