PPPoE discovery packets sent out passive interface

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 2


Set up Bonding with mode 1 (Active/Passive) selected and slave two interfaces.
The currently active interface connected to one switch and the passive interface connected to another switch.
load hwinfo

Expected condition:
The switch that is connected to the active interface should see PPPoE Active discovery packets (PADI) and the switch connected to the passive interface should not.

Actual condition:
PPPoE discovery packets are seen out both interfaces.


Reported to engineering.


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  • Document ID:7004543
  • Creation Date: 28-Sep-2009
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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