Channel bonding / HP switch question

kragen at kragen at
Fri Mar 2 11:44:04 PST 2001

R C <zarquon at> writes:
> The problem seems to be that the HP switch we are using, a Procurve 4000M,
> does not support duplicate MAC addresses, even on separate VLANs.
> . . .
> So my question is, how difficult would it be to change channel bonding
> to function with multiple MAC addresses?  Has anyone looked into this
> before?  I realize this vastly increases the configuration required for
> channel bonding (MAC address/IP/Interface mapping).  

I don't know, but I'm willing to bet it would cost you more than
buying a second switch for the second channel.

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