Bonded and vlan tagged network does not work in KVM guest

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Issue

  • When a using a bonded and vlan tagged network, the virtual guest has intermittent network communication problems.
  • The machine is configured with 2 NIC devices as bondX, then that bondX device is defined as a vlan bond called bondX.YY, then a bridge device is created from that vlan device called brYY.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0

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