lagg LACP between two hosts

Andrew Thompson thompsa at
Thu Apr 30 20:06:00 UTC 2009

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 09:14:04PM +0200, andrea at wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I have a strange curiosity maybe you can clarify me :-)
> Is it possible to do a LACP lagg connection directly between two hosts
> using two gigalan and two crossed cables? Or maybe three... ;-)

Yes, that will work fine. The load balancing across the link uses the
mac+ip to hash so you need variation in those to split the traffic.


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