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SubjectRe: iproute and 2.3 question
On Thu, Mar 30, 2000 at 08:12:28AM +0200, Jarno Lahteenmaki wrote:
> > For load balancing you can use the existing eql, teql and bonding devices,
> > which work at a lower layer and avoid these problems.
>
> Does eql, teql or bonding devices have any failover capabilities?

Not in the kernel. Even the routing based failover is rather poor, because the
drivers usually don't signal link failures to upper layers. It is
not too hard to fix though. One way would be to use a watchdog in userspace
that changes the configuration if needed.

-Andi

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