HOWTO configure bonding and bridging
# This file describes the network interfaces available on your system # and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5). # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto bond0 iface bond0 inet manual slaves eth0 eth1 bond_mode active-backup bond_miimon 100 bond_downdelay 200 bond_updelay 200 auto br0 iface br0 inet static address 188.8.131.52 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 184.108.40.206 bridge_ports bond0 bridge_stp off bridge_fd 9 bridge_hello 2 bridge_maxage 12 bridge_maxwait 0 # dns-* options are implemented by the resolvconf package, if installed dns-nameservers 220.127.116.11 dns-search domain.lan
Only bonding mode active-backup (1) or 802.3ad (4) modes run fine. Else you will get network problems and get error messages like "br0: recieved packet on bond0 with own address as source address".