[Gllug] networking guide

Russell Howe rhowe at siksai.co.uk
Wed May 30 21:15:41 UTC 2007

On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 09:43:23PM +0100, Benjamin Donnachie wrote:
> countd wrote:
> > am looking at aggregating a network connection over two DSL uplinks.
> Might be worth taking a look at
> http://www.cyberciti.biz/howto/question/static/linux-ethernet-bonding-driver-howto.php
> "The Linux bonding driver provides a method for aggregating multiple
> network interfaces into a single logical "bonded" interface. The
> behaviour of the bonded interfaces depends upon the mode; generally
> speaking, modes provide either hot standby or load balancing services.
> Additionally, link integrity monitoring may be performed"

Only applies to ethernet devices, AFAIK, and to take full advantage,
needs a co-operative switch.

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