CFT: new trunk(4)

Vince Hoffman jhary at
Fri Apr 13 19:45:47 UTC 2007

Andre Oppermann wrote:
> Andrew Thompson wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 07:39:00AM +0200, Ian FREISLICH wrote:


>> I think the unfortunate name of trunk(4) that we inherited from OpenBSD
>> is causing quite some confusion.  trunk(4) actually has nothing to do
>> with vlan trunking which I think you are after.
>> I can see this topic coming up again so it could save some time to
>> rename the driver now. It would mean that we lose the naming link to the
>> same driver in OpenBSD but you cant win em all.
>> Some names that have been suggested are:
>> linkag(4)
>> agr(4)
>> bond(4)   <- same as linux
>> Any suggestions!
> lacp(4)++
Or fec(4) since this provides the same (and greater) fucntionality as
(or for that matter at this rate we could call it bikeshed(4) ;)


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