Subject: Re: bpf write() to local host
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 01/19/2003 11:26:06
>> i haven't skimmed the patch, but i believe the "standard" solution to
>> this problem is to tell simh to use a second ethernet adapter in the
>> host machine. i can certainly ping (or mount nfs volumes from) my
>> laptop from the simulator running on my laptop if i have two nics in
>Hum, reading the sources I can't see how adding a second NIC would help.
>Maybe it's hardware-dependant ? Does ifconfig have the SIMPLEX flag
>for the ethernet you use with simh ?
it's much simpler than that. the "host" operating system uses one nic
to talk to things, and you "ifconfig up" the other interface so that
simh-vax can use it as the emulated nic. then the "host" and the
"vax" can simply talk via the hub/switch in your network
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