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@@ -196,6 +196,23 @@ or, for backwards compatibility, the option value. E.g.,
The parameters are as follows:
+active_slave
+
+ Specifies the new active slave for modes that support it
+ (active-backup, balance-alb and balance-tlb). Possible values
+ are the name of any currently enslaved interface, or an empty
+ string. If a name is given, the slave and its link must be up in order
+ to be selected as the new active slave. If an empty string is
+ specified, the current active slave is cleared, and a new active
+ slave is selected automatically.
+
+ Note that this is only available through the sysfs interface. No module
+ parameter by this name exists.
+
+ The normal value of this option is the name of the currently
+ active slave, or the empty string if there is no active slave or
+ the current mode does not use an active slave.
+
ad_select
Specifies the 802.3ad aggregation selection logic to use. The