/ ================================= />/ Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote/>/ />/ 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. Regards, Dennis ==================================== That may be true, I am no expert at all, but I can find you literally hundreds of how-tos out there all specifically adding two or more ethx interfaces to the same bridge. hundreds. So, I thought it would be safe to do. But obviously it is dangerous or I messed up real well..lol https://www.google.com/search?q=brctl+eth0+eth1+br0&btnG=Search&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aofficial&client=firefox-a&gbv=1&sei=-zs1T47wJJCd0gGctMSaAg google search with a lot of the how-tos i was following.