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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.18pre21
Matti Aarnio wrote:
> Beowulf systems have "bonding" in use for parallel Ethernet
> links in between two machines, however THAT is not EtherChannel
> compatible thing!
>

Maybe we should adopt's sun naming then, and call it 'Trunking'.

This is the same driver that Beowulf uses, and it is Etherchannel
compatible.

The only part of Etherchannel we don't support is the XOR channel
selection (yuck!) and the automatic configuration of the links (it's a
MII thing, that's undocumented.)

Leave it as Ethernet Bonding.

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