[CentOS] CentOS 5.7 Ethernet bonding - order of enslavement matters?

Fri Oct 21 10:36:31 UTC 2011
Emmanuel Noobadmin <centos.admin at gmail.com>

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.