channel bonding/trunking and diskless booting

bvds at bvds at
Mon Sep 15 14:16:46 EDT 2003

>Perhaps a naive suggestion, but what about  bond0 bonding eth0 and eth1
>(say with network and eth0:0 (with network be used just
>for the booting network?  What is the obstacle for such a configuration?

I just found an old post from Rob Latham asking the same question:
He tried this and he said it didn't work:

> shows what i know :>.  it looks to me like the bonding tricks hold on
> pretty tight to the slave interfaces and won't let me trick it into
> sending trafic over just one nic when i want to.

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