Possible mistake on handbook - Section 30.7: Link Aggregation

Ondra Knezour knezour at weboutsourcing.cz
Sat Mar 29 02:58:47 UTC 2014

Dne 29.3.2014 3:32, Thomas Hoffmann napsal(a):
>> I was reading the handbook and stumbled upon the following sentence:
>> "Failover allows traffic to continue to flow even if an interface becomes
>> available."
> Also, does "an interface" convey what we need here? For any given N-way
> aggregation, can't we have N-1 (one or more, but not all) interfaces become
> unavailable and still have a working link?

And Cpt. Obvious may add an interface is not enough, you can have four 
interfaces aggregated in the bond, but there is still no flow without a 
link. To add even more chaos, both the physical and virtual interfaces 
are mentioned in the sentence preceding the one which Rafael mentions.

That said, what about something like following?

Failover allows traffic to continue to flow if at least one aggregated 
network interface has link established.
Ondra Knezour

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