Bonding over Infiniband : Link Speed of 100 Mbps is reported by bonding driver (Doc ID 1506070.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2013

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
x86 32 bit (for Enterprise Linux only)
x86 64 bit (for Enterprise Linux only)

Symptoms

When the status of the bonding interface from /proc/net/bonding/<bond name> is verified, the link speed of its slave is reported as 100 Mbps.

Here is the example display from Exadata Database server:

Changes

Bonding interface is configured consisting of (an) Infiniband interface(s) as its slave(s).

Cause

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