Use case: bonding Ethernet and WiFi
martin f krafft
madduck at debian.org
Wed May 9 21:42:51 UTC 2007
also sprach Marcus Better <marcus at better.se> [2007.05.09.2106 +0200]:
> At home I have both Ethernet and wireless. Sometimes I like to work with
> Ethernet (for speed), sometimes with wireless. I can bond the wired and
> wireless interfaces  to create a virtual interface that uses either the
> wired or wireless connections, whichever is available. When the network cable
> is unplugged, traffic would automatically switch over to the wireless
> interface (without breaking any connections!). If I'm on wireless and decide
> I need some extra speed for a download, I can plug in a network cable, and
> again all connections are kept.
My goal is definitely to get netconf working first. I hope that
a plugin architecture is possible in which such scenarios could be
realised. When it is, patches are welcome.
Bottom up. Let's start small.
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