[Rack] Monkeybrains link: using and billing
adi at hexapodia.org
Wed May 4 17:29:30 PDT 2011
On Wed, May 04, 2011 at 12:50:04AM -0700, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
> On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 6:04 PM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
> > we've got two regular vanilla links out, one through
> > sonic.net and the other through monkeybrains?
> > seems good if we have some way to route traffic
> > through either or both, kind of load-balanced style.
> > do we have such a control?
> Right now, we only really ever use them in an active/passive type of pattern.
> As far as I know, there's no good way to split state creation across
> multiple WAN links, as you can only have one default route at a time
> in the kernel routing table.
> This is possible with some netfilter hacks on Linux. Personally, I
> rather like having OpenBSD on the soekris as a router, but if we
> really want to utilize both WAN links at once, I think we ought to
> consider running a small linux installation instead.
It sounds like we do want to keep using this link and paying for it, so
I'll work with Kelly to make sure we pay our bill.
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