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SubjectRe: Poor Performance for ethernet bonding
On Fri, Aug 24, 2001 at 08:19:50AM -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
> Couldn't the bonding code be made to distribute pkts to one interface or
> another based on a hash of the sending IP port or something? Seems like that
> would fix the reordering problem for IP packets.... It wouldn't help for
> a single stream, but I'm guessing the real world problem involves many streams,
> which on average should hash such that the load is balanced...

It could, but then it is already implemented in a better way in multipath
routing and I see no reason to duplicate the functionality.

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