[TriLUG] [BGLUG] problems with multiple interfaces on a RHEL5.5 x64 machine

Kevin Otte nivex at nivex.net
Thu Nov 10 10:44:48 EST 2011

The switch must then also support link aggregation. Does the blade 
backplane support that?

On 11/10/2011 10:39 AM, David Black wrote:
> Still not knowing what problem is solved/purpose served, the following would probably do the job, while avoiding the reported issues and confusion over what is supposed to happen:
> 1. Set up a single layer-2 bonded interface, e.g. eth1 + eth2 ->  bond0
> 2. Put the static IP address on bond0, and the secondary IP address on bond0:0
> This also has the benefit of allowing both addresses to share 2x the bandwidth (depending on bonding mode of course), and the alias going up and down won't bounce any physical interface.
> Dave

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