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Old 12-12-2008, 01:19 PM   #1
dima1236
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Combine eth0 and eth1


hello i got myself a dedicated box with 2x100mbps ports (eth0 and eth1) , each of the ports have its own ip , but i need to combine them , so i would have 1x200mbps port , i am using Debian 4.0 atm , if someone knows how to do it please help ,

thanks , dima.
 
Old 12-12-2008, 04:29 PM   #2
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The topic you are looking for is Ethernet bonding. In order to do it you have to have a switch that is capable of doing it(assuming you are using a switch). If you are going from machine to machine, both machines have to be set up in the same mode. After trying it for six months I just broke down and bought a couple of GigE cards on ebay ($15 each) and have been much happier with the results.
 
Old 12-12-2008, 04:52 PM   #3
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You can probably start with this link for an explanation of how it is set up.

http://www.howtoforge.com/nic_bonding

Be sure to read the comments at the bottom of the article since they provide
some very useful information also.

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