CFT: new trunk(4)
thompsa at freebsd.org
Mon Apr 2 09:28:32 UTC 2007
On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 11:17:29AM +0200, Ian FREISLICH wrote:
> Andrew Thompson wrote:
> > Here is a patch to add OpenBSD's trunk(4) interface, and also includes
> > LACP support which came from agr(4) on NetBSD. Im interested in anyone
> > who wants to test this and in particular lacp mode if you have a switch
> > that supports it.
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~thompsa/if_trunk-20070330b.diff
> This looks very interesting. I'm busy testing with a switch that
> claims 802.3ad support.
> We're making extensive use of vlans to increase the number of
> interfaces availabble to us using switches to break out gigE into
> 100M interfaces. The bandwidth problem we're having is to our
> provider, a 100M connection, and we're looking at doing exactly
> this. However, it appears that this interface can't trunk vlan
It sounds like you want it the other way around. The trunk should be the
lowest component in any setup so you should vlan the trunk interface
rather than trunk a vlan.
ifconfig trunk0 create
ifconfig vlan0 vlan 10 vlandev trunk0
(or use ifconfig trunk0.10 create which is a better syntax)
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