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Re: [K12OSN] LTSP channel bonding how-to



Do you connect both of these to the same switch or does each have to go
to a separate switch?

DS

> sweet, printing this out ASAP =) thnx for posting exactly what you
did, 
> will come in handy
> 
> Caleb wrote:
> 
> >If you have a large number of terminals running on one server, you
may
> >run into a network bottleneck at your server. It would be nice to
> >replace that 10/100 setup with gigabit and get more bandwidth, but
some
> >of us can't afford that solution (after all, part of the beauty of
this
> >open source solution is that it's free). You can add another 10/100
nic
> >to your server and get more bandwidth that way via channel bonding.
It's
> >easy. 
> >
> >Step 1: 
> >Install the extra nic. This can be done with a current ltsp setup or
> >before a fresh install. Don't worry about assigning any address to it
> >because we will change that later. 
> >
> >Step 2: 
> >Modify /etc/modules.conf by adding the line: 
> >
> >alias bond0 bonding 
> >
> >Step 3: 
> >Add a new file ifcfg-bond0 in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/. The
> >contents of this file should be the following: 
> >
> >DEVICE=bond0 
> >USERCTL=no 
> >ONBOOT=yes 
> >BOOTPROTO=none 
> >BROADCAST=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 
> >NETWORK=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 
> >NETMASK=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 
> >IPADDR=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 
> >
> >You should fill in the x's with the same network information as the
ethx
> >that this new bonded interface will be taking the place of. 
> >
> >Step 4: 
> >The configuration files for both your intranet nics (example:
ifcfg-eth0
> >in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/) should be modified as follows: 
> >
> >
> >DEVICE=ethx 
> >USERCTL=no 
> >ONBOOT=yes 
> >MASTER=bond0 
> >SLAVE=yes 
> >BOOTPROTO=none 
> >
> >Again, where "x" in ethx is the number of your interface. 
> >
> >Step 5: 
> >Open the dhcpd script (located in /etc/init.d/) in a text editor and
> >modify the line that says:
> >
> >daemon /usr/sbin/dhcpd eth0
> >
> >so that it says:
> >
> >daemon /usr/sbin/dhcpd bond0
> >
> >Step 6:
> >A network and dhcp restart may not work so reboot the server.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> 
> 
> 
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Doug Simpson
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