[DRBD-user] OT: simple bonding question w/ 2 nodes and crossovercables.

Kelly Byrd kbyrd-drbd at memcpy.com
Wed Sep 5 22:18:16 CEST 2007

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

On Wed, 05 Sep 2007 21:04:50 +0200, Leroy van Logchem
<leroy.vanlogchem at wldelft.nl> wrote:
>> Will bonding mode 5 or 6 work in this situation? I've
>> set it up with both mode=5 and mode=6 and it seems I
>> can't get any traffic unless I kill one of the links.
> I did this yesterday and works great. Configure the kernel module for
> example using modprobe.conf:
> options bond0 miimon=100 mode=0 # balance-rr

How is mode 0 better or worse than mode 5 or 6? 
I'm just guessing about 5/6 requiring all the interfaces to be
on the same network, could someone confirm that?

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