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Re: First line in /etc/hosts

On Sun, Feb 13, 2005 at 11:21:09AM -0600, John Hasler wrote:
> Mark Brown writes:

> > ...NIS needs to hand out the IP address of the machine...

> Machines don't have IP numbers.  Interfaces have IP numbers.  Every machine

Actually, that's not quite the case (as a number of users of Linux's ARP
implementation have found), though it's a good approximation.

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