Boost Reliability with Ethernet Bonding and Linux - page 5
Recycling the Ethernet
Take a look at the contents of
/proc/net/bonding/bond0 to see how your new interface is faring:
$ /proc/net/bonding/bond0 Ethernet Channel Bonding Driver: v3.1.1 (September 26, 2006) Bonding Mode: adaptive load balancing Primary Slave: eth0 Currently Active Slave: eth1 MII Status: up [...]
Now what? Come back next week to learn some additional configuration options for different roles such as round-robin or failure-only, how to configure bonding on Fedora, some tips on network topology, and how to troubleshoot problems.
This article originally appeared on Enterprise Networking Planet, a JupiterWeb site.