Ethernet Bonding

Andrew Thompson thompsa at
Mon Sep 3 10:37:58 PDT 2007

On Mon, Sep 03, 2007 at 02:16:20PM +0200, Christian Brueffer wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 03, 2007 at 01:59:47PM +0200, mer mite wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > I'm looking for a way to provide ethernet interface bonding in FreeBSD
> > similar to ipmp in Solaris or just ethernet bonding in Linux.  Don't want to
> > do anything fancy.  Just want a second interface to take over for one which
> > has failed.  Preferable would be a solution that doesn't require a specific
> > configuration on our switches or routers.
> > 
> > I have perused the www and have found multiple articles describing the
> > procedure in HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, etc., but nothing for FreeBSD.
> > 
> > Thanks in advance for your responses.
> Take a look at lagg(4), it's available in 6-STABLE (not included in any
> release yet, 6.3 will be the first one shipping with it).

There is a bit more information here too,


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