Subject: Re: loopback routes
To: Darren Reed <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/06/2000 00:56:56
>> rats.  the hardware addresses are what i was most interested in.  the
>> packets that i don't want are getting to me somehow, presumably by
>> having an ethernet broadcast (or maybe multicast) destination address.
>> what i *really* wanted to know was where they were coming from.
>Then apply tcpdump to the interface which is receiving them.

i didn't thin kthat was very practical.

i'll either (a) waste a lot of cpu in the bpf stuff filtering out the
stuff that ipfilter is already filtering or (b) losing (or missing)
packets or (c) gathering way too much data.

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