Subject: Re: connection bonding?
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-net
Date: 12/08/2005 10:25:38
On Dec 7, 2005, at 2:29 PM, der Mouse wrote:

> One of the most bothersome things about agr(4), to me, is that which
> link a packet goes out seems to depend on nothing but a hash of
> assorted data related to the packet.  This means that if links of
> different speeds are aggregated, the slower one(s) will get  
> overloaded.
> I'd expect it to simply pick the interface with the shortest output
> queue....

That is by design.  It is how the protocol works.

-- thorpej