Re: Testing Dual Ethernet via Loopback

From: Nick Popoff
Date: Thu Apr 22 2004 - 18:18:04 EST

On Fri, 23 Apr 2004, Anton Blanchard wrote:
> Sounds like you need the send-to-self patch:
> We've been using it a lot in the lab, it works well.

I tried this out yesterday with Linux 2.6.5 at it worked like a charm. Thank
you to everyone who replied with solutions and to the author of this patch!

I thought the idea of pinging an invalid IP from one interface while snooping
with ethereal on the other interface was very clever, but hard to use for
performance testing. :-)

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