[LUNI] broadband combined
sil at null.cc.uic.edu
Mon Aug 19 17:37:01 CDT 2002
Right, I know that it would be nice for web browsing and other small files where it
doesn't matter where it's coming from, but couldn't you get the router to be smart enough
to split the duties of the tcp download. Have one cable modem start the download of an iso from
the beginning and have the other cable modem start the download from the middle of the download and
append it once they're both done downloading?
On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 05:18:27PM -0500, Martin Maney wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 04:49:45PM -0500, Gene Jannece wrote:
> > I want to know how I could use the combined bandwith of say 2 cable modems
> > to make it one big internet connection. it will be used for downloading mostly and static
> > IP's are possible. Has anyone done this/heard of this being done?
> Why, yes, Gene. I think it's even been discussed here on the list from time
> to time.
> The big kicker is that as far as the outside world is concerned, the two
> cable modems (for example) are utterly and completely separate. That is,
> you can load balance at the TCP connection level, but unless something very
> unlikely has been setup, you can't have the traffic from a single connection
> (the one that's downloading an ISO image, say) use both paths to get the
> file twice as fast.
> Now, if you have two or more users, or multiple ISOs to fetch, it might be
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