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Re: Two Ethernet adapters Question

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 10:35:26AM -0500, John W. Foster wrote:
> Anyone know if there is a way to use two adapters as one to improve my
> bandwidth?
> I have the system recognizing both of them now. Thanks to the recent
> firmware updates for Gigabit cards from the development team. YEA!!
> I'm doing the research now, & this list is always part of that.
> Thanks

Yes. See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LinkAggregation for a fairly
user-friendly howto (Bear in mind, that that's for Ubuntu, not Debian,
but most should apply).

Basically you set up a virtual interface that bonds together your two
adapters, sending out packets on each one in turn. You would then set
this virtual interface (bond0) to be your default route.

Darac Marjal

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