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Re: EQL - all traffic is via ppp1

On Wed, 31 Dec 1997, George Bonser wrote:

> On Thu, 1 Jan 1998, Lindsay Allen wrote:
> > 
> > I have a fairly urgent need for load balancing two modems, but eql just
> > does not work for me.  All the bits are in place but all traffic goes via
> > ppp1.
> > 
> > There are quite a few steps in setting things up and I am wondering if
> > these things have to be done in a specific order.
> > 
> > How do I go about debugging this?
> > 
> You must make sure that the hardware at the other end of the connection
> will also support load balancing (i.e. it must be a linux box, a
> Livingston port master with both connections on sequential ports, or shell
> accounts running SLiRP).
> George Bonser 
> Would you buy a car with the hood welded shut? 
> http://www.debian.org
> Debian/GNU Linux ... the maintainable operating system.

Thanks, George.  I was not aware of the Livingston and SLiRP details.

At the moment I am just practising, using two Debian boxes in my shack
with a modem ppp0 connection and a null modem ppp1 (or vice versa.)  I
have run out of ideas.


Lindsay Allen   <allen@cleo.murdoch.edu.au>  Perth, Western Australia
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