We have blade servers with 2 x physical NIC ports. After I enabled NPAR , I get 4 virtual ports per each physical ports (Broadcom) totalling 8 virtual ports.
Servers are running RHEL6 and I would like to create NIC bonding using virtual ports.
Here are some pointers I got so far -
You can not use virtual ports from the same physical port in the same bond.
You can't not use bonding mode 4 (802.3ad LACP) because that requires entire physical port to work.
For Windows OS, SLB(Smart Load Balancing) mode is used for same setup.
I want to know which mode I should use for Linux Servers.
Remarks: I don't want Active/Backup or Round-robin.
Thanks in advance,