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Date:	Fri, 5 Sep 2008 17:38:29 +0100
From:	Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@...arflare.com>
To:	Dan Noé <dnoe@...ebrokerage.com>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: TCP stateless offload with bonding?

Dan Noé wrote:
> The Documentation/networking/bonding.txt file talks about VLAN offload 
> support and the bonding driver, but not TCP segmentation, UDP/TCP 
> checksum, etc, offloading.  Is this supported by the bonding driver, and 
> if so, how is it configured?
> 
> If it matters, we are using bonding for HA/failover, not for bandwidth 
> aggregation.

The bonding driver generally provides all the offload features that all its
slave devices provide.  You can configure this by using ethtool on the slave
devices.

Ben.

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