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    SubjectRe: Again: EQL - someone's use this thing yet?
    kuznet@ms2.inr.ac.ru wrote:
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    > Hello!
    >
    > > Hmm.. does it really do bonding, where the slaves have the same mac
    > > address?
    >
    > MAC addresses are not essential, they may be equal, may be not equal.
    > The devices can be just completely physically different.
    > F.e. you can balance 100Mbit ethernet and 2400baud slip line fairly,
    > both of them will get fair share of packets 8)
    >

    Then it won't work with Cisco Etherchannel, or Sun Trunking software.
    These protocols are mac hardware based; so, you can balance more than
    just IP (IPX, Appletalk, even NETBIOS can be balanced across it.)

    Ok. So that means my channel bonding device is still needed.

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