Bandwidth over many interfaces

Peter Barker pbarker at
Tue Nov 26 14:40:53 EST 2002

On Tue, 26 Nov 2002, James McNeill wrote:

> Has anyone had any luck spreading network loads over many interfaces
> to increase bandwidth? what I mean is, say I wanna stick 5 100mb NICs
> in a box 'cos I can't afford gigabit ethernet, and run them all to the
> same switch. Then I do something crazy like route every 2nd packet

You could achieve this with multi-head ppp, I think. Never used it myself.

> -James

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