Bond Interface Creation Through Oracle VM GUI Fails With Error "ovs-bond-if Start: bond mode 4 not supported on ethx"

(Doc ID 2310101.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.3 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 

While creating a bond interface on Oracle VM server using the Oracle VM Manager GUI, an error is seen complaining about bond mode 4 as not supported on the specific slave interface.

This error has been seen while configuring the bond on 10 Gig interfaces on Oracle VM 3.4.3 using "Link Aggregation" Bond mode on an HP ProLiant DL380 Gen9 Server using the following HCA cards.

 

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Cause

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