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Cisco Bug: CSCta59615 - Fix 32-bit overflow in timers_secs32.h

Last Modified

Sep 28, 2015

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  • Cisco IOS

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Symptoms: After a router has been running continuously for more than 7 weeks,  the last update time
for routes in the routing table will be shown as "7w0d" when the route has recently been updated.
For example:

router#show ip route

Routing entry for
  Known via "rip", distance 120, metric 1
  Redistributing via bgp 6747, rip
  Advertised by bgp 6747
  Last update from on GigabitEthernet2/5.2583, 7w0d ago
  Routing Descriptor Blocks:
  *, from, 7w0d ago, via 
      Route metric is 1, traffic share count is 1

The following traceback may also be seen:

Jan  4 10:42:33.357 ROUTER: %IPRT-3-NDB_STATE_ERROR: NDB state error (BAD 
EVENT STATE) (0x00), state 7, event 2->1, nh_type 1 flags 4 -Process= "RIP 
Router", ipl= 0,
pid= 494

If the traceback is seen the updated route will no longer be visible in the forwarding plane and
will not be redistributed.

Conditions: Router must be running continuously for 7 weeks. 

Conditions for the traceback to occur: 
Router must be running continuously for at least 7 weeks.
A distance vector protocol is being used (e.g. RIP) 
and the route goes into holddown state and then comes out of holddown before 
the flushtimer has expired.
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