Re: 2 Ether cards for more bandwidth?

Yuri Per (
Wed, 22 May 1996 09:37:51 +0300 (GMT+0300)

Derrik Pates asks:
> Is it possible to put 2 Ethernet cards in one Linux box to increase
> bandwidth? I'm not talking about bridging or firewalling, but 2 netcards
> on the same machine and same network, to provide double effective
> bandwidth. Is it possible?

On the Ethernet only one card can send packets at the same time,
so your two Ethernet cards will never work simultaneously and
network speed will not be increased.

Yuri Per (