Subject: Re: connection bonding?
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Nathan J. Williams <email@example.com>
Date: 12/08/2005 13:23:22
Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Dec 7, 2005, at 11:10 AM, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> > der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> writes:
> >> $DAYJOB has a desire to use multiple network interfaces on a single
> >> machine, with parallel connections to another device, as if they
> >> were a
> >> single interface with a fatter pipe to the peer device - I believe
> >> cisco calls this "connection bonding".
> > The IEEE term is "link aggregation", specified in 802.3ad. I don't
> > know if this is the same as Cisco's version or not.
> >> Is there any support for this in NetBSD?
> > Nope.
> Yes, there is. See agr(4).
Yes, as was pointed out and discussed quite a bit between yesterday
and now. Can I implore you to *finish* reading mail threads before you
respond to all of them?