Subject: Re: loopback routes
To: Matt Thomas <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/05/2000 23:53:59
>> >       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.

then i'll need to use lo1 for my near-term goal, since i don't want to
pick up legitimate looped back traffic.  :-/

so in your opinion, a nul0 interface implementation would be a
complete waste of my time?

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