Re: Do you know the TCP stack? (127.x.x.x routing)

From: Martin Mares
Date: Sun Mar 06 2005 - 04:56:59 EST


> Unfortunately, this does not work with the Linux stack, because the
> 127 net is treated (for good reasons I suppose) as a special net.

Is it really?

I've just tried

ip addr del dev lo
ip addr add dev lo

and `ping' is then happily sent along the default route.

Have a nice fortnight
Martin `MJ' Mares <mj@xxxxxx>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
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