Subject: Re: load sharing
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/15/2007 18:49:08
In article <email@example.com>,
Mihai Chelaru <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Attached it's a patch that allows load sharing over multiple gateways. Right
>now it supports simple ways to do it, controllable via
>net.inet.ip.load-sharing sysctl. Although I've only written the IP part,
>implementing it for other protocols is very simple (currently I have nothing
>else than IP here to test).
>Also, right now it supports adding cloning routes with the same destination to
>different interfaces, meaning you can link two cards to the _same_ ethernet
>domain. ARP resolving in this case will work round-robin but this is subject
>to future changes that will allow having two different cards connected to
>different ethernet domains but using the same IP subnet.
>Testers and opinions are highly appreciated :)
I am not sure I like the sysctl API, but otherwise it looks good to me.