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

Fri Feb 10 15:41:45 UTC 2012
Dennis Jacobfeuerborn <dennisml at conversis.de>

On 02/10/2012 04:25 PM, Bob Hoffman wrote:
> /
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> Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote
> />/  Yea, I gave up on bonding, ended up just using eth1. But every tutorial
> />/  I found had added eth0 and eth1 as interfaces to br0, thus sharing the
> />/  bridge so to speak.
> />/  All the tutorials were for debian though, all the centos ones ended up
> />/  pointing each eth to a different cridge (br0 and br1)
> /
> What are you actually trying to accomplish? You still seem to mix bonding
> and bridging willy nilly as if they are somehow related. They are not.
> Regards,
>      Dennis
> ==================================
> Nothing at all to do with bonding. Not at all.
> eth1 to br0 , eth0 to br0....that's all.
> If that is possible, I see no reason for a bond at all.
> I just want to make sure if an NIC fails, the other one is still working
> while I am asleep and not a care in the world.

Bridging doesn't do that. You need bonding for this.