lagg(4) and failover

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at
Tue Aug 12 12:03:14 UTC 2008

On 2008-Aug-12 13:43:29 +0200, Marian Hettwer <mh at> wrote:
>> lagg is to handle failover at the physical layer for when one of your
>> ether ports fails, or someone unplugs a cable. If I understand you
>Thats unfortunate...

I tend to agree.

>bonding in Linux is capable of doing this and solaris too.

It shouldn't be too difficult to create something that behaves
functionally similarly to Slowaris ipmpd (and with marginally more
effort, you could create something that could be configured to behave

Peter Jeremy
Please excuse any delays as the result of my ISP's inability to implement
an MTA that is either RFC2821-compliant or matches their claimed behaviour.
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