Problem with link aggregation + sshd
ml at my.gd
Sat Aug 25 11:18:35 UTC 2012
I'll get back to you regarding link aggregation when I'm done with groceries.
We use it here in production and it works flawlessly.
On 25 Aug 2012, at 09:54, Giulio Ferro <auryn at zirakzigil.org> wrote:
> No answer, so it seems that link aggregation doesn't really work in freebsd,
> this may help others with the same problem...
> I reverted back to one link for management and one for service, and ssh
> works as it should...
> On 08/21/2012 11:18 PM, Giulio Ferro wrote:
>> Scenario : freebsd 9 stable (yesterday) amd64 on HP server with 4 nic (igb)
>> 1 nic is connected standalone to the management switch, the 3 other nics
>> are connected to a switch configured for aggregation.
>> If I configure the first nic (igb0) there is no problem, I can operate
>> as I normally do and sshd functions normally.
>> The problems start when I configure the 3 other nics for aggregation:
>> in /etc/rc.conf
>> ifconfig_lagg0="laggproto lacp laggport igb1 laggport igb2 laggport igb3 192.168.12.7/24"
>> I restart the server and the aggregation seems to work correctly, in
>> fact ifconfig returns the correct lagg0 interface with the aggregated
>> links, the correct protocol (lacp) and the correct ip address and the
>> status is active. I can ping other IPs on the aggregated link.
>> Also the other (standalone) link seems to work correctly. I can ping
>> that address from other machines, and I can ping other IPs from that
>> DNS lookups work ok too I can also use telnet to connect to pop3
>> servers so there seems to be no problem on the network stack.
>> But if I try to connect to the sshd service on that server, it hangs
>> indefinitely. On the server I find two sshd processes:
>> /usr/sbin/sshd -R
>> There is no message in the logs.
>> If I try to kill sshd (/etc/rc.d/sshd stop) I can't. it just stays there
>> forever waiting for the pid to die (it never does)
>> Even ssh client doesn't seem to work. In fact, if I try to connect to
>> another server, the ssh client may start to work correctly, then soon
>> or later it just hangs there forever, and I can't kill it with ctrl-c.
>> No firewall is configured, there is nothing else working on this server.
>> Thanks for any suggestions...
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