Subject: Re: bpf write() to local host
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/19/2003 14:35:02
> > Hum, reading the sources I can't see how adding a second NIC would help.
> > Maybe it's hardware-dependant ? Does ifconfig have the SIMPLEX flag
> > for the ethernet you use with simh ?
>If the second nic is dedicated to the sim, and you don't configure an
>IP address on it, then it all works fine (the packets will go out to
>the Ethernet switch and back again to the other interface on the system :-)

...but you have to remember to ifconfig it up, otherwise the call to
pcap_open_live() that simh makes will fail.

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