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Server is HP DL380 running Red Hat 4.

Server is cloned by swapping drives in raid. When starting in new server, kudzu finds 4 nics removed, 4 nics added, and adds default ifcfg-eth0 - 4 in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/

Then I basically tried to follow this procedure to bond the interfaces.

The server it is cloned from runs fine with bonded nics.

Anyone have a good idea of what might be wrong or how to troubleshoot it?

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Are you trying to bond 4 nics? What is your ifcfg-eth0/1/2/3 configuration? What is your modprobe.conf like? Is the hardware of the source and clone servers the same? – katriel Sep 7 '09 at 18:04
A colleague here found the reason, but you were obviously on the right track. Thanks! – Erik I Sep 8 '09 at 7:58
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Turned out to be a space after a = in the ifcfg-eth0-4 files.

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