lagg(4) and failover

Marian Hettwer mh at
Tue Aug 12 12:14:58 UTC 2008

Hi Peter,

On Tue, 12 Aug 2008 22:03:07 +1000, Peter Jeremy
<peterjeremy at> wrote:
> 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
> sensibly).
har har. Yeah, you're right.
But as Max pointed out, theres net/ifstated. I'll have a look into that
tiny daemon :)


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