Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys
To: Matt Thomas <>
From: None <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/06/2004 17:33:30
On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 01:53:43PM -0800, Matt Thomas wrote:
> Actually, multiple loopback devices can be useful for tcpdump or
> just keeping statistics.  It'd be nice if you set a loopback device
> as a null interface.  (ifconfig lo1 media null)  Then you have an
> easy to collect counters.  (you could do the same with a reject mode).

Might be nice to have a ciscoish distinction between loopback
and null interfaces: null0 is a bitbucket, lo0 is not.