[ovs-discuss] Bonding problems with redundant physical switching
christian.fischer at easterngraphics.com
Fri Sep 10 19:23:30 UTC 2010
I try to get nic bonds working with OpenvSwitch-0.99.2 (XCP-0.5.0).
Due to missing xcp administration documentation I've started with the
XenServer-5.6 administration guide.
There is stated that SLB bonding is an active/active mode.
If I create bonds with OpenvSwitch then they are active/passive.
I've redundant physical switching for the bond networks, but without spanning
tree support (HP 1810G), therefore no inter switch links. If on one side NIC0
active and on the other side NIC1 active then connectivity is broken.
Normally i would think that it should be possible to create a trunk between
two nodes running identical trunk mode without any switching, in this case
there's also no ISL.
What is best practice for nic bonding with redundant switching and is that
described bond behavior normal for OpenvSwitch SLB mode?
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