Port flap states

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Apr 8th, 2010
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Forgive if i am asking a dump question, a link-flap errordisable flap value is 5 flaps in 10 seconds will error-disable a port. I am seeing a port put in to errordisable in less than 5 flaps in about 8 seconds!

Does anyone know what states a port goes in to when it detect a flap?  for example when a device connected to the switch reboot, the switch detect a flap right, and "debugging interface state" provides some indication what states the port goes through. if its more than 5 state or flap in 10 seconds, then errordisable!. what i am trying to figure out is, does the 5 flap value related to state of the port when recovery from a flap ?


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shailesh.h Thu, 04/15/2010 - 01:03
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Can u please share the logs to review so that i can put my views on the same


Leo Laohoo Thu, 04/15/2010 - 15:44
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5 flaps in 10 seconds

This sounds like a 2900XL or 3500XL switch.


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