Channel bonding: working combinations ?
daniel.pfenniger at obs.unige.ch
Wed Jan 24 09:44:45 EST 2001
Martin Siegert wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> I had none of your problems when using the DFE570Tx with the tulip
> driver (see the other post). I actually never had to use ifenslave/ifconfig
> manually, the configuration comes up reliably after rebooting or when
> running "/etc/rc.d/init.d/network restart".
That's interesting. I will try to avoid ifenslave.
> Hence I can only guess where your problems may be:
> 1. I trust that you have the line "alias bond0 bonding" in your
> /etc/conf.modules (or /etc/modules.conf, whatever you are using) file.
> 2. You mentioned that you use eth0 for a different network. Is it using
> the same driver as the other cards? If it is: how do you tell which
> card your machine is recognizing as eth0?
After a little experimentation, I realized that on the ASUS P2BD motherboard
the NIC are always recognized in the same order. So I know which one is
going to be eth0, no problem. eth0 is also a tulip card, so I tried also
to assign the old_tulip driver to this one, just in case. I have also
DS21140 and DS21143 cards, so I tried the different combinations without
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