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Re: [SLUG] port trunking


I think this is called bonding in the linux work

trunking is the 802.11q (tagging)

side note you could run trunking on top of bonding !

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On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 11:11:03AM +1000, Dean Hamstead wrote:
> maybe i nee to clarrify
> i want to connect 2 or more (lets say n) number
> of network connections from a single server to
> a single switch and utilise them all for sending
> data. i understand that recieveing may be limited
> but sending can use all via some fancy mac spoofing.
> i also believe that linux (and others) can pretend
> to be a switch (etherchanel or whatever) and thus
> have n x 100mbps throughput full duplex
> 
> 
> Dean
> 
> DaZZa wrote:
> 
> >On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Dean Hamstead wrote:
> >
> >
> >>anyone got a link of somewhere to start for port trunking
> >>we have all cisco gear on the server farm, and id like to make
> >>some server -> switch trunks (gigabit is an option, but seeing as we
> >>have lots of free 100mbps ports and multiple unused 100mbs cards. say
> >>hello dell servers)
> >>
> >>Ideas? Links?
> >
> >
> >www.cisco.com
> >
> >Trunking is dead easy on Cisco switches, provided the OS running on the
> >switch is older than something like version 11.
> >
> >I suspect what you want is not, however, what Cisco calls trunking.
> >"Trunking" in the Cisco world is a means of managing VLAN's - what you
> >want is known as "etherchanneling" or an "etherchannel" - it's also easy
> >to setup from the switch side of things, but I don't know how you'd go at
> >the server end.
> >
> >DaZZa
> >
> >
> >
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