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

Michael Tewner tewner at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 08:23:35 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.

Just an OT comment, for an OT post -
If I remember correctly - Gigabit doesn't need  crossover cables, even when
connecting 2 computers...

On 9/6/07, Leroy van Logchem <leroy.vanlogchem at wldelft.nl> wrote:
> Kelly Byrd wrote:
> >
> > How is mode 0 better or worse than mode 5 or 6?
> >
> It's better in the sense that it has no prerequisites, mode 6 has the
> most:
> <quote>
> 1. Ethtool support in the base drivers for retrieving the
> speed of each slave.
> 2. Base driver support for setting the hw address of a
> device also when it is open. This is required so that there
> will always be one slave in the team using the bond hw
> address (the current_slave) while having a unique hw
> address for each slave in the bond. If the current_slave
> fails it's hw address is swapped with the new current_slave
> that was chosen.
> </quote>
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