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Re: rarp

Quoting Jacob Kuntz <jpk@cape.com>:
> Andrew Stribblehill (a.d.stribblehill@durham.ac.uk) wrote:
> > 	ed -s <<'eof' | while read line; do rarp -d $line; done
> > r !/sbin/rarp -a
> > 1d
> > %s/ .*$//
> > %p
> > eof
> what's the benefit of doing that over rarp -f

The job of "rarp -f" is to add entries from /etc/ethers. This
snippet is in the "stop" part of the init script -- its job is to
loop through each entry in the rarp cache and remove it, prior to
removing the rarp module. It seems to be necessary.


Andrew Stribblehill
Systems programmer, IT Service, University of Durham, England

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