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Re: Link aggregation

On Thu, 18 Feb 2010 16:33:48 -0500
Thor Lancelot Simon <> wrote:

> I'm not sure what you mean by "serious link aggregation"; after all,
> if you're aggregating more than 8 links of a given size, you could
> just use the next size link up, usually at lower cost and surely with
> higher performance.  I think it's reasonably telling that commercial
> networking hardware typically isn't designed to allow aggregation of
> the numbers of links you seem to want to, either.

The biggest issue I have is a load of hardware which I think doesn't
supports 802.3ad link aggregation. Since link aggregation protocol must
be supported in hardware (switches or NICs, etc), then it's pretty much
useless to me.

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