[plug] Ethernet Bonding
adrian at creative.net.au
Fri Oct 19 12:17:56 WST 2007
On Fri, Oct 19, 2007, Adrian Woodley wrote:
> Have thought about that, but the convergence time is a bit more that
> we'd like. Also it requires explicit support on the switch (not such a
> problem really I guess).
> We also considered running quagga on the servers and dynamic routing
> (OSPF?) all the why to the server. But again, the convergence time is a
> little long.
> Bonding works really well, provided you make sure nothing leaves the
> standby interface(s).
Only because you're not running it in actual bonded mode on the switch!
Read the http://linux-net.osdl.org/index.php/Bonding stuff; there's options
to control how traffic is sourced.
> Having separate mac's for all interface involved would largely mitigate
It doesn't work as well as you expect. Why not just use etherchannel
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