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Ethernet address to IP number database.
ETHERS(5) Linux System Administrator's Manual ETHERS(5)
net-tools 2008-10-03 ETHERS(5)
NAMEethers - Ethernet address to IP number database
DESCRIPTION/etc/ethers contains 48 bit Ethernet addresses and their corresponding IP numbers, one line for each IP number: Ethernet-address IP-number The two items are separated by any number of SPACE and/or TAB characters. A # at the beginning of a line starts a comment which extends to the end of the line. The Ether‐ net-address is written as x:x:x:x:x:x, where x is a hexadecimal number between 0 and ff which represents one byte of the address, which is in network byte order (big-endian). The IP-number may be a hostname which can be resolved by DNS or a dot separated number.
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|ethers(5)||referred by||arp2ethers(8) | ether_aton(3) | etherwake(8) | moprc(8) | ptpd(8) | rarpd(8) | wavemon(1)|