Re: artificial latency for a network interface

From: Pekka Pietikainen (
Date: Fri Jun 29 2001 - 05:00:24 EST

On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 11:29:38PM -0500, Burkhard Daniel wrote:
> I had a similiar problem once, and wrote a module that overwrote the
> loopback net device. Since it's loopback, the kernel won't care about
> headers.
> Yeah, I know: Quick & Dirty.
> I made the new loopback put its packets in a queue and then deliver them
> after a (adjustable) delay.
> If I can still find the source for this, I'll post it here.
And for something with a lot more options, try

Works great, lets you drop packets, have variable latency, simulate
congestion, almost everything you need to simulate networks.
Even has a nice GUI to tune it all ;)

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