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NIC failover

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Hello,
We have IBM xSeries 3400 M3 server with two 1Gb NIC. I would like to make them work in failover mode (when one NIC will be malfunctioning the second will take over). I have tried to create network bridge from them and plug them into the same switch. Is this right solution?

We are experiencing unstable server connection and there is also warning 2012 from source srv in system log:
While transmitting or receiving data, the server encountered a network error. Occassional errors are expected, but large amounts of these indicate a possible error in your network configuration.  The error status code is contained within the returned data (formatted as Words) and may point you towards the problem.

Thank you in advance.
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