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Cisco Bug: CSCte43508 - 5508 DP CRASH: buffer leak due to ARP storm

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Jun 30, 2016

Products (1)

  • Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controllers

Known Affected Releases

6.0(188.0)

Description (partial)

Symptom:

5508 may hang, lose APs and potentially crash with this message:

Crash on:
Task Name:	osapiReaper
User Crash: 	The system has encountered a fatal condition at broffu_fp_dapi_cmd.c:2124

This is the Data Plane Heartbeat crash.
There can be many root causes that result in this crash symptom.

Conditions:

5508 on 6.0.188.0  Heavy traffic, including ARP storms, can cause a Packet Buffer leak.  Eventually this leak will trigger a crash due to CSCtg42711.
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