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Cisco Bug: CSCtd42826 - Nexus 5k DCX memory leak due to "no lldp transmit" on interface

Last Modified

Jan 15, 2018

Products (3)

  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 5020 Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 5010 Switch

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DCX/DCBX memory leak experienced on Nexus 5k running 4.1(3)N1(1)
Can lead to reset on the Nexus 5k
`show system reset-reason`
1) At 757627 usecs after Fri Nov 13 03:53:29 2009
    Reason: Reset triggered due to HA policy of Reset
    Service: dcbx hap reset
    Version: 4.1(3)N1(1)


Interfaces with "no lldp transmit" configured with downstream devices that typically negotiate DCBX e.g. Gen1, Gen2 CNAs, other N5ks will result in the N5k accumulating memory allocated to packets in an incomplete DCBX negotiations as it cannot transmit the lldp/dcbx packet back to the downstream device.
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