[CentOS] Bonding modes

Wed Jan 13 23:38:08 UTC 2010
Paras pradhan <pradhanparas at gmail.com>

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 5:36 PM, nate <centos at linuxpowered.net> wrote:

> Paras pradhan wrote:
> > Thanks nate.
> >
> > Right now I am not concerned with the load balancing. I have few cluster
> > nodes and if I run mode1 , then  the failover time may lead to cluster
> > timeout. I have not tested it yet but I will do it. So if the failover
> time
> > from active to backup is very small and in miliseconds my cluster can
> afford
> > that and I will stick with mode 0. Is there a way to change this
> > time/durartion ?
> You can change the polling interval with the miimon option, but
> I'm not sure how precise you can get, it does take some time for
> the system to register a link failure, if that is infact what
> causes the network to fail. Another failure mode is a layer 2
> failure which can detected in some cases using the arp monitor.
> I think rather than trying to achieve zero loss on the network
> with regards to failures you should tune the cluster to be
> more tolerant and not raise a fit if the network is down for

This makes sense nate.   Thanks!

> a second or two.
> nate
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