How does one bond two interfaces together to share bandwidth?
josh at tcbug.org
Wed Dec 13 17:23:51 PST 2006
On Wednesday 13 December 2006 19:08, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> On Dec 13, 2006, at 5:01 PM, N. Harrington wrote:
> > I have tried one way, however when I use it I seem to
> > have an odd broadcast occuring on my switch. Such that
> > I am seeing incoming traffic hit some other ports on
> > the switch. Can someone confirm if I am doing it
> > correctly? Perhaps I have a switch issue?
> > Do I also need to bond the ports together on the
> > switch?
> Yes, the switch would need to support Cisco's FEC protocol if you
> want to use ng_fec with it.
> > Sadly the switch they are connected to does
> > not support port bonding. Does that matter?
> Yep. In many cases, a single 100Mbs link does just fine, but if
> you need more bandwidth, you can pick up a gigabit NIC nowadays for
> not much. Picking up a GB-capable switch is more expensive, but
> perhaps your existing switch might have one or a couple of GB
Maybe ng_one2many would be of some use depending on the exact
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