Bonded head nodes

Daniel Pfenniger daniel.pfenniger at
Fri Nov 8 06:53:25 PST 2002

robnash at wrote:
> Dan, How does one bootup the nodes in bonded mode using the NIC's onboard Bootprom?

I am not familiar with the specific of bootprom, but the bootup process
in bonded mode is described in the iputils package. 

What should be done is something like:

/sbin/ifconfig bond0 addresss netmask broadcast
/sbin/ifenslave bond0 eth1
/sbin/ifenslave bond0 eth2

With the RH7.3 distribution it is automatically executed when starting 
the /etc/init.d/network script.


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