Cleanest way to deal with loopback interface?

Taylor Grant gtaylor at
Thu Apr 14 03:32:56 CEST 2005

> yeah--somewhere around line 1434 of:
>   /usr/src/linux-2.4.28/net/ipv4/route.c
> on the machine i'm looking at.

Do you have any idea where the corresponding code would be in the 2.6 kernel?  I was not aware that such a filter did exist.  Personally I'd like a way to turn it off and set up my firewall the way that I want.  IMHO this could be considered a hidden bug.

Grant. . . .

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