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HowtoForge: How to Set up Network Bonding in Ubuntu 6.10

Feb 19, 2007, 09:00 (2 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"Network Bonding, otherwise known as port trunking allows you to combine multiple network ports into a single group, effectively aggregating the bandwidth of multiple interfaces into a single connection. For example, you can aggregate two gigabyte ports into a two-gigabyte trunk port. Bonding is used primarily to provide network load balancing and fault tolerance. First, we will run two different network tools to check for network connectivity and capability. Run mii-tool to check your interfaces for connectivity..."

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