[PVE-User] Confusing about Bond 802.3ad

Gilberto Nunes gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 17:19:50 CEST 2018


So I try balance-rr with LAG in the switch and still get 1 GB

pve-ceph02:~# iperf3 -c 10.10.10.100
Connecting to host 10.10.10.100, port 5201
[  4] local 10.10.10.110 port 52674 connected to 10.10.10.100 port 5201
[ ID] Interval           Transfer     Bandwidth       Retr  Cwnd
[  4]   0.00-1.00   sec   116 MBytes   974 Mbits/sec   32    670
KBytes
[  4]   1.00-2.00   sec   112 MBytes   941 Mbits/sec    3    597
KBytes
[  4]   2.00-3.00   sec   112 MBytes   941 Mbits/sec    3    509
KBytes
[  4]   3.00-4.00   sec   112 MBytes   941 Mbits/sec    0    660
KBytes
[  4]   4.00-5.00   sec   112 MBytes   941 Mbits/sec    6    585
KBytes
[  4]   5.00-6.00   sec   112 MBytes   941 Mbits/sec    0    720
KBytes
[  4]   6.00-7.00   sec   112 MBytes   942 Mbits/sec    3    650
KBytes
[  4]   7.00-8.00   sec   112 MBytes   941 Mbits/sec    4    570
KBytes
[  4]   8.00-9.00   sec   112 MBytes   941 Mbits/sec    0    708
KBytes
[  4]   9.00-10.00  sec   112 MBytes   941 Mbits/sec    8    635
KBytes
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
[ ID] Interval           Transfer     Bandwidth       Retr
[  4]   0.00-10.00  sec  1.10 GBytes   945 Mbits/sec   59             sender
[  4]   0.00-10.00  sec  1.10 GBytes   942 Mbits/sec
receiver

iperf Done.



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2018-08-24 12:02 GMT-03:00 Josh Knight <josh at noobbox.com>:

> Depending on your topology/configuration, you could try to use bond-rr mode
> in Linux instead of 802.3ad.
>
> Bond-rr mode is the only mode that will put pkts for the same mac/ip/port
> tuple across multiple interfaces.  This will work well for UDP but TCP may
> suffer performance issues because pkts can end up out of order and trigger
> TCP retransmits.  There are some examples on this page, you may need to do
> some testing before deploying it to ensure it does what you want.
>
> https://wiki.linuxfoundation.org/networking/bonding#bonding-driver-options
>
> As others have stated, you can adjust the hashing, but a single flow
> (mac/ip/port combination) will still end up limited to 1Gbps without using
> round robin mode.
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2018 at 6:52 AM mj <lists at merit.unu.edu> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Yes, it is our undertanding that if the hardware (switch) supports it,
> > "bond-xmit-hash-policy layer3+4" gives you best spread.
> >
> > But it will still give you 4 'lanes' of 1GB. Ceph will connect using
> > different ports, ip's etc, en each connection should use a different
> > lane, so altogether, you should see a network throughput that
> > (theoretically) could be as high as 4GB.
> >
> > That is how we understand it.
> >
> > You can also try something on the switch, like we did on our ProCurve:
> >
> > >  Procurve chassis(config)# show trunk
> > >
> > > Load Balancing Method:  L3-based (default)
> > >
> > >  Port | Name                             Type      | Group  Type
> > >  ---- + -------------------------------- --------- + ------ --------
> > >  D1   | Link to prn004 - 1               10GbE-T   | Trk1   LACP
> > >  D2   | Link to prn004 - 2               10GbE-T   | Trk1   LACP
> > >  D3   | Link to prn005 - 1               10GbE-T   | Trk2   LACP
> > >  D4   | Link to prn005 - 2               10GbE-T   | Trk2   LACP
> >
> > Namely: change the load balancing method to:
> >
> > > Procurve chassis(config)# trunk-load-balance L4
> >
> > So the load balance is now based on Layer4 instead of L3.
> >
> > Besides these details, I think what you are doing should work nicely.
> >
> > MJ
> >
> >
> >
> > On 08/24/2018 12:45 PM, Uwe Sauter wrote:
> > > If using standard 802.3ad (LACP) you will always get only the
> > performance of a single link between one host and another.
> > >
> > > Using "bond-xmit-hash-policy layer3+4" might get you a better
> > performance but is not standard LACP.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Am 24.08.18 um 12:01 schrieb Gilberto Nunes:
> > >> So what bond mode I suppose to use in order to get more speed? I mean
> > how
> > >> to join the nic to get 4 GB? I will use Ceph!
> > >> I know I should use 10gb but I dont have it right now.
> > >>
> > >> Thanks
> > >> Em 24/08/2018 03:01, "Dietmar Maurer" <dietmar at proxmox.com> escreveu:
> > >>
> > >>>> This 802.3ad do no suppose to agrengate the speed of all available
> > NIC??
> > >>>
> > >>> No, not really. One connection is limited to 1GB. If you start more
> > >>> parallel connections you can gain more speed.
> > >>>
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