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VSX reconfigure fails with the error "Failed to remove the following drivers from GW machine..."" Technical Level
Symptoms
  • VSX reconfigure fails during Step 7, "Converting Gateway to VSX".
  • This error message shows: "**** Error: Failed to remove the following drivers from GW machine: fw_0 44678653 2 simmod_0 18789024 0 Aborting reconfiguration ..."
  • These messages show in the /var/log/gw_to_vsx.log log file:
    Executing cpstop -fwflag "-driver -all".
    cpstop -fwflag "-driver -all" finished. DRIVER_COUNT = 2.
    Validating that after force removal all drivers are down.
    Failed to remove the following drivers from GW machine: fw_0 44678653 2 simmod_0 18789024 0
  • Enabling/Disabling CoreXL does not solve the issue
Cause

The routed process starts before the relevant script unloads the drivers. This causes the routed process to fail.


Solution
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