Linux/FreeBSD Channel Bonding Interoperability
julian at elischer.org
Fri May 27 11:27:56 PDT 2005
probably this would be better in net at freebsd.org
Florent Thoumie wrote:
> Hey list.
> I'm advocating for FreeBSD for about 6 months now where I'm
> working and they have the project to build their own router
> (which will probably be based on WRAP).
> The good point is that the actual solution is running Linux
> but it's not highly reliable. The bad point is that they're
> using channel bonding (on both peers) and they don't want to
> change one (or at least the system it runs).
> I've read about ng_fec and ng_onetomany, so I know channel
> bonding is quite easy (seems so, according to web pages I've
> found) but I guess FreeBSD and Linux won't work correctly.
> If that's the case, I wondered if it could be much aspossible to add a
> new node to "translate" stuff so that both could communicate
how you do it depends entirely on how they are doing the bonding in Linux.
you do not give any clues as to what modules they are using.
> This can be a dumb idea, really I've no idea since I don't know
> anything about netgraph and bonding.
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