[systemd-devel] is there a plan for NIC teaming support ?

Simon Peeters peeters.simon at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 04:40:03 PDT 2015

2015-03-05 5:41 GMT+01:00 Branko <brankob at s5tehnika.net>:
> I have a need to put my NICs in "RAID0" so to speak, but according to
> materials I have found on net I can't use NIC bonding driver because I would
> need LACP (IEEE whatever) aware L2 switch, so I was refered to teaming
> driver, which should be ( if those folks is to be believed) replacing bond
> driver in future.
> Since systemd doesn't support teaming ( teaming module + libeteam), I had to
> scotchstape it together under systemd and it was major PITA.
> libteam doesn't seem to complicated to be included as a module in systemd,
> which should take away most of the headaches...

AFAIK (and according to wikipedia) you can also use the bonding driver
without LACP.
and I don't think the teaming driver can do more without LACP than the
bonding driver can.


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