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Linux# modprobe bonding
Linux# ifconfig bond0 netmask
Linux# ifenslave bond0 eth0 wlan0

This set of commands first loads the bonding driver, which is a special type of device driver supporting link aggregation. The second command creates the bond0 interface with the IPv4 address information provided. Although providing the IP-related information is not critical for creating an aggregated interface, it is typical. Once the ifenslave command executes, the bonding device, bond0, is labeled with the MASTER...


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