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, Feb 22, 2012 at 3:20 AM, Christian Balzer <chibi at gol.com> wrote: > The stock bonding module in recent kernels can handle a combination of > IPOIB (ib0) and regular ethernet links. > So I'm pondering using a GBE link as backup in case the primary infiniband > link fails (never had a network card fail on me, though, direct connect). > > However what I haven't been able to determine is if the resulting bond0 > interface can be given the 64k MTU IPOIB in connected mode works best with. > > As in, will such a MTU a) work and b) work well with GBE in case of a > failover. Have you considered to use e.g. Quagga and OSPF instead of bonding ? Bart.