Re: Poor mans load balancing

Patrick Schaaf (bof@saarlink.de)
Fri, 24 Jan 1997 15:40:57 +0100


In linux.dev.net you write:

>On Mon, 20 Jan 1997, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
>| EQL?!?!? In linux 2.0 eql is available to balance load on ppp/slip links
>| and I read on linux-kernel that this is an development being added to the
>| 2.1 series kernel...

>But that is still restricted to linux-linux or linux-portmaster. Can it be
>generalized?

It definitively works linux-cisco, with cisco's equal cost route balancing
on our side, and eql on the linux side. We run one two-channel ISDN leased
line (128kbit) in that configuration, without problems (or at least without
the customer complaining :-)

bye
Patrick