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[Xen-users] Re: quick question about bonding with vlans and Xen

"Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 3:17 AM, Donny Brooks <dbrooks@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
> wrote:
>> But I would like to at least take advantage of the vlan support so I
>> can at least test that. Shouldn't I be able to do the following to enable
>> vlan support?:
>> remove bond0 interface
>> setup eth1 as vlan master
>> change any reference to bond0 in the bond0.XX and brXX files to eth1
>> restart networking
>> and hopefully it just work?
> You still need the bridge. So you can dump bond0, change all bond0.XX
> to eth1.XX, but you still need brXX.

Always take care either not to bridge the master interface (bond0 in
this case) or to deny bridging of VLAN tagged packets from it.
Otherwise the bridge with the master interface will eat all your
packets, even the tagged ones, leaving nothing for the bridges with the
tagged interfaces.

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