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Date:      Wed, 18 Jan 2006 12:30:14 -0000
From:      "Greg Hennessy" <>
To:        "'Josh Finlay'" <>, =?iso-8859-1?Q?'Sten_Daniel_S=F8rsdal'?= <>
Subject:   RE: Multiple DSL lines, load sharing / shaping
Message-ID:  <000001c61c2a$eeed4890$0a00a8c0@thebeast>
In-Reply-To: <008201c61c22$74a34240$0600a8c0@delta>

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> I should also mention that each downloaded part would come 
> from a different IP address
> so part 1 would be from IP1
> part 2 from IP2
> part 3 from IP3, etc etc
> All downloading concurrently, each part utilizing the 512kbps 
> of each line...
> Then being possible to utilize the overall bandwidth of all 
> available connections... 

I would have thought that packet based LB would require some form of
multilink ppp/lacp between you and the internet service provider to work

Some ISPs here in the UK do offer that facility as an option on their DSL

IIRC one provides a PC + DSL cards + custom Linux build which does the
multilink goodness over the multiple lines back to their head end. 

Outbound, flow based connectivity over multiple egress points isn't that
hard to do. 


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