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Description of problem:
With the recent bonding changes in 2.4.x and 2.6.0, the ifenslave
software distributed with redhat9 won't work with kernel 2.6.0.
However, they have accepted patches in 2.4 and have patches pending
in 2.6.0 that fix this problem (without upgrading ifenslave). One
patch is given here:
Also, more discussion on this, including bitkeeper packages is
available here (a bug I filed with the kernel developers):
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.ifenslave bond0 eth0 eth1
Actual Results: BOND_SETHWADDR on eth0 failed: Operation not
Expected Results: Success!
This seems to be a relatively simple fix. I tried using the rawhide
RPM of iputils, but they wouldn't install on a Redhat 9 system with
all errata and the necessary RPMS for the 2.6.0 kernel.
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem
The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases,
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/