Field Notices


This page aggregates the Arista hardware and software product field notices. For further information on Arista’s hardware and software support policies, please see product documentation.

Field Notice 0021

May 21, 2015

Notification about impact of leap second livelock on Arista products

Field Notice 0020

May 11, 2015

Notification about bug 110491 affecting all DCS-7280E and DCS-7500E platforms

Field Notice 0015

July 18, 2014

The Arista 7500E-36Q, 7500E-72S and 7500E-48S linecards require a minimum version of EOS to support the latest HW versions.

Field Notice 0016

July 16, 2014

Deferral notice for select EOS releases.

Field Notice 0014

May 21st 2014. Category: Hardware

Due to incorrect programming of the core ASIC voltage a number of 7150S-24 model switches have an incorrect voltage setting. This results in the latency of the switch being increased by up to 70 nanoseconds.

Field Notice 0008

November 29, 2013. Category: Software

On the 7150 platform, under very rare circumstances, intermittent errors on the PCIe link result in a condition where the switch ASIC fails to send control packets to the CPU. Symptoms include spanning-tree loop or port-channel interfaces changing state due to LACP timeouts.

Field Notice 0007

December 30th 2012. Category: Software

Due to an incorrect bypass of the mlag-member filters the Arista 7150S Series running EOS 4.11.0 will forward ARP packets on all MLAG member links for a VLAN.

Field Notice 0006

April 2, 2013. Category: Software

The Arista 7050T Series requires a minimum version of EOS to support the latest hardware versions.

Field Notice 0004

September 7, 2012. Category: Hardware

Some Arista DCS-7148S and DCS-7148SX systems manufactured after January 2012 may fail, stop passing traffic, and no longer be responsive to console or remote connections.

Field Notice 0003

March 26, 2011. Category: Software

Switches running 4.5.1 or earlier that have SNMP enabled may be subject to a slow resource leak that will cause the system to consider the /tmp directory to be full.