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Cisco Bug: CSCvt69469 - Traceback and %CHKPT-3-NOMEM: Unable to allocate resources for CF on (Get buffer failed) on bootup

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Jun 20, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series Switches

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A 3850 switch sees "get buffer failed" errors and tracebacks while booting up:

-Traceback= <output Omitted>

 %CHKPT-3-NOMEM: Unable to allocate resources for CF on (Get buffer failed).

Issue seems to be related to STP and MSTP. It also appears to be occurring on bigger stacks.
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