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Cisco Bug: CSCuj80898 - EPLD upgrade of N7K-M148GS-11L may fail with "File access error"

Last Modified

Mar 07, 2018

Products (7)

  • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 10-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 4-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 18-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7700 18-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7700 10-Slot Switch
  • Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Switch

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Description (partial)

EPLD upgrade may fail on module N7K-M148GS-11L: 

switch# install all epld bootflash:n7000-s2-epld.6.2.2.img
Retrieving EPLD versions... Please wait.

Images will be upgraded according to following table:
Module  Type           EPLD      Running-Version   New-Version  Upg-Required
------  ----  -------------      ---------------   -----------  ------------
     X    LC  Power Manager              4.008       4.008           No
     X    LC  IO                         1.006       1.006           No
     X    LC  Forwarding Engine          2.008       2.009          Yes 
     X    LC  SFP                        1.004       1.004           No

The above modules require upgrade.
Do you want to continue (y/n) ?  [n] y

The switch will reload after the upgrade process
if you choose to upgrade the Active Supervisor.
Do you want to upgrade the Active Supervisor also? [n] Y

Proceeding to upgrade Modules.

Starting Module X EPLD Upgrade

2 EPLD upgrade failed. Exiting.. 
 Failure reason: File access error while upgrading the FPGA. (Error Number : 5) 
switch# show install epld status 
2) Module X upgraded on Mon Oct 14 19:36:09 2013 (171801 us) 
EPLD Install Image: EPLD image file 6.2.2 built on Wed Aug 21 23:39:11 2013

Status: EPLD Upgrade failed
Reason: File access error (Error Number : 5)

This issue happens only under this conditions: 
*** 'install all epld bootflash:n7000-s2-epld.6.2.2.img'  was used; 
*** Hardware version of N7K-M148GS-11L is 2.0 or all above.

Related Community Discussions

Nexus 7000: M1/M2 モジュールの EPLD のダウングレードに失敗する
Introduction M1/M2 モジュールの EPLD バージョンを 2.00x から 1.00x にダウングレードを試みた際、以下のエラーメッセージが出力されダウングレードが失敗する。 | EPLD upgrade failed. Exiting.. Failure reason: Chain connectivity is broken while upgrading the FPGA.   Core Issue | ハードウェアバージョンによって M1/M2 モジュールに使用されている Forwarding Engine の FPGA が異なります。1.00x に対応した旧 FPGA と 2.00x に対応した新 FPGA があり、変更の理由は FPGA の供給が要因で、FGPA 自身の機能や性能に差分はありません。それぞれのモジュールで 2.00x の EPLD に対応しているハードウェアバージョンは以下のとおりです。 PID Hardware Version N7K-M108X2-12L V06 N7K-M132XP-12L V04 N7K-M148GS-11L V05 ...
Latest activity: Mar 20, 2014
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