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Old 09-17-2008, 12:54 PM   #1
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Question DSL Load Balancing and Bonding

I have a Netgear FVS124G firewall/router. It has two DSL WAN ports. Both 5MBit lines. So how does the load balancing of two lines actually help me here?

In theory my torrents should be downloading at 10MBits should they not? Or two FTP transfers both should be going at 5MBit each?

Or am I totally missing the mark here? Is there any way of testing my line speed with load balancing?
Old 09-17-2008, 01:10 PM   #2
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I'd guess that by load balancing it means its sending every other connection down a particular pipe. So you'd be in the 2 FTP transfers could likely get 5mb/s for each. I say likely because if its not doing usage based balancing there isn't any guarantee that both ftp transfers will go different pipes.


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