LAGing backbone links

Nick Hilliard nick at
Thu Apr 7 06:45:20 UTC 2011

On 6 Apr 2011, at 23:17, Daniel Roesen <dr at> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 05, 2011 at 08:05:59PM +0100, Nick Hilliard wrote:
>> Some older equipment will unequally prefer certain links over others, 
>> depending on the number of members in the LAG.  I.e. a 2-member LAG might 
>> load balance equally under ideal conditions, but a 3-member LAG might 
>> naturally load balance 2:2:1.
> Even newer gear does that. TurboIron 24X for example. 

I believe this has been fixed on s/w version 4.2.00 on the turboiron, and that it can now support arbitrary numbers of lag members. Haven't tested it though...


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