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Re: NIC bonding/trunking/802.3ad



* Niall O'Higgins <niallo_(_at_)_sig11_(_dot_)_com> [050524 11:10]:
> On Tue, May 24, 2005 at 02:01:23PM +0100, Hyb wrote:
> > It seems that the topic of 802.3ad support (link
> > aggregation|bonding|trunking|whatever you want to call it) seems to come
> > every so often, but is often disregarded on the basis that gigE is now
> > cheap. I see the redudancy as a much more valuable asset though.
> 
> speak of the devil! reyk@ got there already ...
> 
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=openbsd-cvs&m=111690466011478&w=2
> 

But this requires cooperation on the part of the switch.  The original
poster mentioned connecting to two distinct switches to remove the
switch as a SPOF.  Correct me if I'm wrong, .3ad does not address this.

Jim