[CentOS] Bond Issues

aurfalien at gmail.com aurfalien at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 21:28:05 UTC 2009


Hi Nate,

Off topic, why Exanet over say Bluearc?

And why bond1 over bond0?


On Oct 6, 2009, at 1:20 PM, nate wrote:

> aurfalien at gmail.com wrote:
>
>> Setting up 802.3ad didn't seem to yield anything more than what a
>> single link could provide based on monitoring via iptraf.
>
> That is expected, 802.3ad is for aggregating traffic so many:1
> traffic is faster than a single link.
>
> If you want faster throughput than that for a single link I suggest
> going to 10Gbps for best reliability. Many switch vendors now
> have low cost 10GbE gear, some even allow you to use CAT5E for it
> as well to keep you from having to rip out all of your cabling.
>
> Most of my systems use mode=1, though we have an Exanet NAS cluster
> that uses mode=6 I believe, though the vendor(Exanet) has moved
> to 802.3ad for their newer versions of software because it's more
> standardized.
>
> nate
>
>
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