Subject: Re: advice on reworking ARP to support IP->MAC addresses
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List: tech-kern
Date: 03/01/1996 11:07:07
Keith Sklower (sklower@CS.Berkeley.EDU) wrote:

: If you squint your eyes hard enough, the metricom really isn't
: that different from the ATM fabric or from X.25 or frame relay
: in this respect; they are all non-broadcast shared media, and
: there is an IETF working group proposing protocols for address
: resolution and short-cut routing (rolc); one of the protocols
: is called NARP (RFC1735), and it would be a service to the community if

Ah, thanks for the information...

: we implemented it in a general way in the kernel as a cousin to ARP.

Hm, only that ARP is not implemented in a general way at all at the
moment (but I'm working on it).

	Ignatios Souvatzis