Subject: Re: null interface implementation
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <email@example.com>
Date: 08/22/2002 23:21:01
On Thu, Aug 22, 2002 at 03:29:18PM +0900, firstname.lastname@example.org 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?