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Date:	Fri, 5 Sep 2008 17:38:29 +0100
From:	Ben Hutchings <>
To:	Dan Noé <>
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


Ben Hutchings, Senior Software Engineer, Solarflare Communications
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