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Re: Black hole
thanks both of you
On Fri, 21 Jul 2000, agoldney wrote:
> but that doesn't let you use a classifier to decide what you want
> to blackhole, which may be potentially useful. For example, if you just
> wanted to blackhole IRC traffic to the average user. That would require
> a small change to sch_api and tc. I think that was the original intent
> of the question since Hiu referred to a traffic grouping which implies
> something more arbitrary than a network.
> Of course, both these things can also be achieved with the firewall code.
> jamal wrote:
> > blackhole is supported in Linux.
> > eg
> > ip route add blackhole 10.0.10.0/24 dev eth0
> > Now if you want to make it more interesting you use "prohibit" instead
> > of "blackhole" which sends back an icmp dst unreachable back.
> > cheers,
> > jamal