Multiple DSL lines, load sharing / shaping
Greg.Hennessy at nviz.net
Wed Jan 18 05:23:08 PST 2006
> I should also mention that each downloaded part would come
> from a different IP address
> so part 1 would be from IP1
> part 2 from IP2
> part 3 from IP3, etc etc
> All downloading concurrently, each part utilizing the 512kbps
> of each line...
> Then being possible to utilize the overall bandwidth of all
> available connections...
I would have thought that packet based LB would require some form of
multilink ppp/lacp between you and the internet service provider to work
Some ISPs here in the UK do offer that facility as an option on their DSL
IIRC one provides a PC + DSL cards + custom Linux build which does the
multilink goodness over the multiple lines back to their head end.
Outbound, flow based connectivity over multiple egress points isn't that
hard to do.
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