Under xen configuration, the bonding device does not emit gratuitous arp when the device fails over

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • bonding not sending arp with xen-kernel. Is this a bug or change in specification?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4

  • Bonding device of mode=1 with MII monitoring for dom0 required
  • Virtualization environment of either xen or KVM required

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