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Re: Network redundancy (Linux bonding/Solaris IPMP)

On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 03:15:21AM +0200, Jose Luis Rodriguez Garcia wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 11, 2014 at 11:13 AM, Manuel Bouyer
> <> wrote:
> > It does with LACP, I don't know if the link status is considered when
> > in round-robin mode.
> >
> > Anyway if I had to setup something like that I'd use bridge with
> > spanning-tree to select the best path. This way you get failover for
> > more cases than just the local link failure.
> With Spanning-tree method, in my company network people use enhaced
> SPT protocols (mainly Cisco SPT protocols that converge more faster,
> etc.--), and I think that hey won't be compatible (they have denied in
> the past to connect not Cisco switches to switching infraestructure
> because of this).
> ¿Is there some performance degradation using this bridge configuration
> over the case of no bridge setup?

Maybe a bit (I've not done precise measurements), but no more than
with agr(4).

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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