[Samba] [Question] Multichannel load-balancing algorithm

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Aug 4 23:54:26 UTC 2016

On Sun, Jul 24, 2016 at 04:16:41PM +0200, Martin Houry wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a question about multichannel and the load-balancing algorithm.
> What kind of algorithm is it? (Roud-robin, dynamic round-robin, ...)
> What are the arguments the algorithm compute to load-balance the
> network traffic on the interfaces?
> I already know that if a 10Gb/s interface and a 1Gb/s interfaces are
> in the multichannel connection the 1Gb/s one will be ignored until the
> 10Gb/s goes down. But the available bandwith (and not the theorical
> bandwith) could vary. This is why I want to know if the load-balancing
> algorithm doesn't limit to just load-balance equally on the best
> theorical interfaces?

Isn't this a client controlled thing based on what it gets

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