Bonding on 2.4.3, ifenslave wierdness

Aaron Van Couwenberghe avancouw at
Fri Apr 27 09:08:44 PDT 2001

On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 07:37:57AM +0200, daniel.pfenniger at wrote:
> With 2.4 kernels ifenslave is no longer required.  There is a bug 
> up to kernel 2.4.2 at bonding stop (typically at shutdown) 
> crashing the kernel.
> My configuration files are (RedHat 6.2, kernel 2.4.3, tulip cards):

Thank you for the reply.

How would one duplicate this configuration on a non-redhat box? Is ifenslave
now replaced by command line options to ifconfig? If so, what version of
ifconfig do I need?

Are you sure you don't have ifenslave on your system? sysconfig could be
calling it for you...

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