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From Mohit Anchlia <mohitanch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ethernet bonding / 802.3ad / link aggregation
Date Sun, 26 Aug 2012 18:29:23 GMT
On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 10:59 AM, Koert Kuipers <koert@tresata.com> wrote:

> Thanks! I will post results. What is the recommended way to measure it? (I
> am on Centos 5.x)
>

Use iperf between the hosts that have bonded interface.

>
> On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 1:58 PM, Mohit Anchlia <mohitanchlia@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 10:47 AM, Koert Kuipers <koert@tresata.com>wrote:
>>
>>> we are looking at channel bonding / link aggregation (2 x 1 Gbit/s) on
>>> our hadoop slaves.
>>> what is the recommended bonding mode? i found some references to mode 4
>>> (802.3ad, hardware based) and to mode 6 (balance-alb, software based) in
>>> hadoop mailing lists.
>>> thanks! koert
>>>
>>
>> I have configured LACP before and seems to be the standard. Do post your
>> results, in general don't expect to see 2 Gbps, you'll probably get around
>> 1.5 Gbps or less depending on hardware vendor.
>>
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