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LAGG FEC TX/RX on one link only

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Hello...

I throwed out my old ReadyNAS Duo in favor of the HP Proliant N40L and installed FreeNAS 8.0.3.x64.

As my TP-Link switch supports link aggregation (well, they call it trunking??) I also put in a dual GB adapter and configured LAGG with FEC...

When I copy files over even with more than one session I see that one interface is only sending packets while as the other only receives packets...

Bildschirmfoto 2012-02-22 um 09.36.43.jpg

I guess LACP would be better but those switches are more expensive for home use (o;
 

louisk

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Seems a little unlikely that it would support FEC (also known as EtherChannel and is Cisco proprietary).

I would talk to their support and find out what kind of lagg they actually use. Their more expensive switches appear to use LACP.
 
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Swapped the switch with a D-Link DGS-1260-10 which supports LACP...but still no difference...

Bildschirmfoto 2012-02-23 um 17.58.37.jpg
 

louisk

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looks like traffic is now all on one interface, so that's different from your last pic.

lacp is only going to be useful if you have multiple source/destination pairs which are pushing more than 1Gbit. a single source/destination won't use more than 1 link.
 
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