Subject: Re: a stupid question about ethernet addresses
To: None <>
From: Rui Paulo <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/06/2006 18:25:07
"Konstantin KABASSANOV" <> writes:

> If there is a packet with the same source and destination mac address
> (typically a packet wrongly sent over an interface different from the
> loopback), what could be the right behaviour of the kernel? Is the packet
> treated twice (no way to make difference between incoming and outgoing
> direction)?

If I understad you correctly you are asking what should a system do if
it recives a packet with the same src and dst MAC address ?
Then I guess, it should be dropped.

  Rui Paulo			<rpaulo@{NetBSD{,-PT}.org,}>