Re: bypass ip loopback

From: Amit Kucheria (
Date: Wed Apr 09 2003 - 18:00:55 EST

I studied this long back, what you need to do is to hack the fib*
routines called from ip_route_output() (this fn name is from memory so
it could be flawed) to prevent loopback. I did not get around to doing


On Wed, 2003-04-09 at 15:14, Kallol Biswas wrote:
> Hi,
> We need to test the loopback feature of a 8139 card.
> Please let us know how to do it linux. We need ip
> to bypass its loopback mechanism for local address
> and send the packets to the card's driver.
> Kallol

Amit Kucheria          akucheria@ NOSPAM
Metric Systems Corp.   2320 Cousteau Court, Suite 201, Vista, CA 92083

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