Restarting "network" service with bond interface displays Permission denied

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • The following message is displayed on bootup or when restarting "network" service
Bringing up loopback interface:                    [ OK ]
Bringing up interface bond0: /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup-eth:  line 132:
 /sys/class/net/bond0/bonding/max_bonds: Permission denied

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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