On 10/19/11, whitivery <co55-sy1t at dea.spamcon.org> wrote: > Thank you for the reply, but I don't think that this is the issue. > Otherwise bonding failover wouldn't work at all. When enslaved in order > eth1 eth0, bonding and link detection work properly - with eth0 set as > primary, I pull the eth0 cable, it switches to eth1; plug eth0 back in, it > switches back to it; pull the eth1 cable, it knows there's no fallback. > So the link detection seems fine. Ok, that does eliminate eth0 link detection as the source of the problem. I think you might have to ask on another mailing list. It seems like it should be the kernel list but not 100% certain.