Problem with link aggregation + sshd

Harald Schmalzbauer h.schmalzbauer at
Wed Aug 29 10:24:52 UTC 2012

 schrieb Harald Schmalzbauer am 29.08.2012 12:18 (localtime):
>  schrieb Pete French am 29.08.2012 11:38 (localtime):
>>> Link aggregation can never work with two separate switches! LACP and
>>> static trunking require both sides to bundle the same trunk. which is
>>> impossible for two separate switches.
>> These switches had a port where you could connect them together and
>> then configure each to know about the other switch, and to do LACP
>> across the pair of them. Or at least thats what it looked like it
>> was capable of doing, and it appeared to be doing LACP when configured
>> that way and connected to Windows machines, just not FreeBSD ones. But I'm

Have you checked that Windows really did LACP in your case? Sounds like
it was no real hardware stack, so probably Windos just activated RSTP.
FreeBSD doesn't detect any LACP/RSTP configuration features, but windows
does with some NIC verndor's drivers.


P.S.: Sorry for that additional answer, just forgot it in my last email.

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