Changing Linux Network Interface Bonding

WARNING: The following steps will stop your network interface, please ensure that you have KVM-Over-IP before attempting to do it remotely.

If you ever had to change the bonding type while the server is live, follow the steps:

[db2:/root]# ifdown bond0
[db2:/root]# modprobe -r bonding
[db2:/root]# modprobe bonding mode=1 miimon=100
[db2:/root]# ifup bond0
[db2:/root]# cat /proc/net/bonding/bond0
Ethernet Channel Bonding Driver: v3.4.0 (October 7, 2008)
 
Bonding Mode: fault-tolerance (active-backup)
Primary Slave: None
Currently Active Slave: eth2
MII Status: up
MII Polling Interval (ms): 100
Up Delay (ms): 0
Down Delay (ms): 0
 
Slave Interface: eth2
MII Status: up
Link Failure Count: 0
Permanent HW addr: 
 
Slave Interface: eth3
MII Status: up
Link Failure Count: 0
Permanent HW addr:

Hope this helps someone out there.