[PLUG] Combining two ISP connections to increase bandwidth?

Abhishek Nagar abhishek at nagarji.net
Thu Jul 23 02:36:14 PDT 2009


On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 10:34 PM, Nikhil Karkare <nkarkare at gmail.com> wrote:

> I want to do the same. Some looking got me the following links - don't know
> how effective they are:
> http://linux-ip.net/html/adv-multi-internet.html
> http://lartc.org/howto/lartc.rpdb.multiple-links.html
> http://www.shorewall.net/
> http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-471856.html
>
> -Nikhil.
>
> --
> Nikhil Karkare
> http://coupleofthoughts.wordpress.com
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 10:12 PM, Mayuresh <mayuresh at acm.org> wrote:
>
> > Fed up of downtime of my ISP and having heard the same stories about
> > another
> > ISP operating in the area, I am wondering whether it's possible to
> > subscribe
> > to both of them for redundancy.
> >
> > However, it won't be an economical proposition if used only for
> redundancy.
> > Also, as a home user there are no multiple simultaneous users. So only
> way
> > both connections would get utilized (when both are up!) and give value
> for
> > money is if for a single user they both could serve in tandem. In other
> > words,
> > let's say I have both connections of 128 kbps, I should get an effective
> > download speed of 256kbps for download of even a SINGLE file (and not
> > multiple
> > files simultaneously).
> >
> > To the extent I searched around, it looks difficult or impossible. I
> think
> > it's
> > a reasonable consumer expectation, though do not know about its
> > feasibility.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> > Mayuresh.
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Refer http://www.zeroshell.net/eng/ for load balancing its an dedicated OS
to solve all your problems

Abhishek Nagar


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