Bonded interface failover speed question

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi everyone, I'm having a bit of a problem with a bond interface. Essentially, my configuration is the following: Code:   Box1     |   Switch   |    |  Box2  Box3     \  /     Box4 Boxes 1,2,3 and 4 are all RHEL5 servers. The critical communications path I'm concerned with is between Box1 and Box4. Box4 cannot be directly connected to the switch, so traffic is routed through box2 and box3. I have to handle losing either of those two boxes. I'm accomplishing this by bonding box4's interfaces to boxes 2 and 3, and having (HowTos)