Hi everyone, I just flashed the latet openwrt snapshot on my EA8300, and I have to thank already the community and @jeff in particular for the amazing work done to add support for this device.
While experimenting around, I wanted to check if with OpenWRT I can set up static link aggregation on ports
LAN2 like in the OEM firmware.
I have read most of the topics here in the forum about enabling LACP, and I did not find much about static bonding like the OEM firmware does, and it seems like there is a limitation as the OS sees ports
4 as a single
eth0 interface, while kernel support for LACP seems to require separate interfaces to be configured.
I have no idea about how the OEM firmware was achieving the bonding: It was limited to static only configuration, with no LACP support (which could be just a software limit, or indicate some kind of limited hw support for link aggregation) and only to ports
LAN2 (but could have been a limit of the GUI, which in general was quite opinionated and frustrating).
I am wondering if someone has tried to get it working either on this specific device or on similar platforms.