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SubjectRe: Ethernet NIC dual homing
willy tarreau wrote:

> the 2.4 driver provides a mode which sends ARP packets
> to test the link (far more reliable than MII), and the
> appropriate ioctl for the NIC switch-over you need. It
> is available to user through ifenslave -c bond0 eth0
> for example.

Are there issues with using MII to detect link state? I thought it was fairly

How are you using arp packets to detect if the link is up? Sending it out to
your own MAC address?


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