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Cisco Bug: CSCvu12608 - ASA5506/5508/5516 devices not booting up properly / Boot loop

Last Modified

Oct 07, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls

Known Affected Releases

9.12(1.2) 9.14(1.2) 99.14(1.153)

Description (partial)

Upgrade ASA to a major version

ASA will keep in an infinite loop after upgrade to a major version

After upgrading an ASA to a major version and after apply the reload command will show the next output:
Process shutdown finished
Rebooting... (status 0x9)
INIT: Sending processes the TERM signal
Stopping Advanced Configuration and Power Interface daemon: no /usr/sbin/acpid found; none killed
Deconfiguring network interfaces... done.
Sending all processes the TERM signal...
Sending all processes the KILL signal...
Deactivating swap...
Unmounting local filesystems...
Rebooting... /etc/rc6.d/S90reboot: line 15:  1618 Killed                  reboot -d -f
INIT: no more processes left in this runlevel
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