channel bonding/trunking and diskless booting

bvds at bvds.geneva.edu bvds at bvds.geneva.edu
Mon Sep 15 14:16:46 EDT 2003


>
>Perhaps a naive suggestion, but what about  bond0 bonding eth0 and eth1
>(say with network 192.168.1.0) and eth0:0 (with network 192.168.2.0) be used just
>for the booting network?  What is the obstacle for such a configuration?
>

I just found an old post from Rob Latham asking the same question:
http://www.beowulf.org/pipermail/beowulf/2001-June/000391.html
He tried this and he said it didn't work:

> shows what i know :>.  it looks to me like the bonding tricks hold on
> pretty tight to the slave interfaces and won't let me trick it into
> sending trafic over just one nic when i want to.

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