Bonding and Bridging

I set up a server with two network interfaces and wanted to use load balancing and bridging with cheap a cheap non 802.3ad capable switch. Thats why I chose mode 5. See for further information about bonding modes.

Here is my /etc/network/interfaces file which is working fine till now:

auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

auto eth0
iface eth0 inet manual
	bond-master bond0

auto eth1
iface eth1 inet manual
	bond-master bond0
	pre-up sleep 5

auto bond0
iface bond0 inet manual
	bond-slaves eth0 eth1
	bond-mode 5
	bond-miimon 100
	bond-downdelay 200
	bond-updelay 200
	hwaddress 00:1d:7d:0c:ca:98

auto br0
iface br0 inet dhcp
	bridge_ports bond0
	bridge_stp off
	bridge_fd 9
	bridge_maxwait 5
	bridge_maxage 12
	bridge_hello 2

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