[CentOS] oops, or how to bring a datacenter router down with one setting

Fri Feb 10 11:47:22 UTC 2012
Dennis Jacobfeuerborn <dennisml at conversis.de>

On 02/10/2012 12:54 AM, Bob Hoffman wrote:
> so I gave up on bonding.
> I found about 300 posts showing eth0 and eth1 both pointing to br0 (bridge)
> as interfaces.
> I followed them correctly, or so I thought.
> I pointed both ethx to the bridge, restarted network and bam...!!!

Bonding and bridging are completely different things. If you want to start 
bonding then you should first start with simply bonding the two interfaces 
and only once you got that going add the bridge and then add the bond0 
device to it.