Subject: Re: null interface implementation
To: None <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-net
Date: 08/22/2002 23:21:01
On Thu, Aug 22, 2002 at 03:29:18PM +0900, wrote:
  | >>>I attached a small patch to use null0 network interface
  | >>	IIRC you can use lo1 for this (maybe with RTF_REJECT).
  | 	but anyways, i'm okay with adding it.  if i hear no major objection
  | 	for a couple of days i will commit it.

is it really necessary to create Yet Another Device (null0 network,
which namewise could be confused with "null" (as in /dev/null)), when
it seems that using lo1 (with "pseudo-device loopback 2", or possibly
by making "lo" a cloning device?) should suffice.

or am i missing something?