Re: lossy router?

Pavel Machek (
Mon, 19 Jan 1998 22:22:19 +0100


> Before I start work on this myself, I was wondering if anyone had
> already done a similar project. I am in need of a simple router
> (IP_FORWARDING would be plenty) that can be configured to corrupt the
> network as it routes. Minimally, I'll need on-the-fly packet loss
> (ie

Hmm, what about simple ppp line, with a bit of userspace magic that
would corrupt and/or delay it? Unless you want too accurate timers,
this is easily doable.

And if yo want nice test-case: I have one NE1000 here, which stops
receiving packets after it gets six packets in a row. I will exchange
it for anything more usefull of similar size (must fit into briefcase


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