Subject: Re: connection bonding?
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 12/08/2005 10:22:39
On Dec 7, 2005, at 12:29 PM, wrote:

> Some vendors use the marketing term "bonding".  Cisco (the giant in
> that market) uses EtherChannel or Gigabit Etherchannel.  Other vendors
> use "teaming".

And EtherChannel used a different protocol from 802.3ad, as I recall.

> Now that IEEE-802 has defined a standard, lets stick with the IEEE
> name: link aggregation.
> (I regret we didn't call the driver "link_aggr" or "linkag", but
> then that's my own taste.)

-- thorpej