Subject: Re: loopback routes
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/05/2000 20:52:13
At 08:41 PM 5/5/00, Andrew Brown wrote:
> >       I still do not understand your goal... anyway,
>sorry, i didn't really go into that yet.  i wanted to create a "null"
>network interface, similar to that which one might find on a cisco.
>useful for blackhole routing, ipfiltering (yes, really!), etc.

lo0 is already use for blackhole and reject routes.  I use it for that
all the time.
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