Subject: Re: load sharing
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/15/2007 18:49:08
In article <>,
Mihai Chelaru  <> 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.