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SubjectRe: I want my martians
On Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 02:20:58AM -0800, Joerg Pommnitz wrote:
> Hi List,
> as I wrote in
> I'm trying
> to send packets from one network interface to another one on the same
> machine over the external network. This almost works except for the fact
> that the Linux IP stack considers these packets to be "martians" and drops
> them. While this might be a good idea for normal operation it prevents me
> from doing what I want: network latency and reliability measurements.
> So, is there a way to convince the Linux kernel that these martians are
> not here to take over the world but just harmless little packets that
> should be delivered to the waiting application?

for a in /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/*/rp_filter; do echo 0 > $a; done

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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