Mark M. Hoffman on 13 Sep 2004 22:26:02 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] Bonding GRE tunnels

Hi Eric:

* Eric Hidle <> [2004-09-13 17:53:04 -0400]:
> Ok, so everyone knows you can bond two Ethernet interfaces if you want extra
> bandwidth... here's the bugger - does anyone think it would be possible to
> bond two GRE tunnels between two locations. I have two places each with two
> DSL connections and it would be great to be able to bond the GRE tunnels
> between them for aggregated bandwidth...
> Any ideas?

Heh, I was just reading the Linux Advanced Routing HOWTO (1) the other day.  Since
the load-balancing stuff works at the device/interface level, why not do it the other
way around: bond the two together and then tunnel over that?

(1) Just in case you haven't seen it:


Mark M. Hoffman

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