So following this load balancer Guide I configured my PI’s and created an apache load balanced raspberry PI using only PI’s and no 3rd dedicated PC (normally used for the additional nic port with a cheap PCI expansion).
Here is the load balancer result/mess;
It looks somewhat unsightly but that can be fixed easily and is only superficial.
This is a list of the items used;
Linksys Switch – Same model, I have no idea how much mine cost it was given to me years ago, as the PI’s only run at 100Mb I did not see the point in getting a GigE switch.
This is a solution diagram for the setup;