nic aggregation/teaming (AFT or similar)

joseph kacmarcik freebsd-questions at
Thu Jan 6 16:28:53 PST 2005

> Has there been any developments with this? We are using AFT with dual
> intel nics for switch redundancy on Linux boxes. I really want to try
> and move to FreeBSD, and this is the only major issue that I can see.

if you're looking for single-path redundancy and not increased throughput, you
could use CARP (patches are here:

the patches apply cleanly to 5.x, and seem to work just fine. if you need more
information, check the list archives.

good luck!

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