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GETHOSTIP(1)                                                      GETHOSTIP(1)



NAME
       gethostip -- convert an IP address into various formats

SYNOPSIS
       gethostip [-dxnf]  [HOSTNAME|IP]

DESCRIPTION
       This manual page documents briefly the gethostip command.

       The  gethostip utility converts the given hostname or IP address into a variety formats.  It is provided by the
       syslinux package to make it easier to calculate the appropriate names for pxelinux configuration files.   These
       filenames  can be the complete hexadecimal representation for a given IP address, or a partial hexadecimal rep-
       resentation to match a range of IP addresses.


OPTIONS
       A summary of options is included below.

       -d        Output the IP address in decimal format.

       -x        Output the IP address in hexadecimal format.

       -n        Output the host's canonical name.

       -f        Full output.  Outputs the IP address in all supported formats.  Same as -xdn.


SEE ALSO
       syslinux(1)


       More details  can  be  found  in  the  pxelinux  documentation,  which  can  be  found  in  /usr/share/doc/sys-
       linux/pxelinux.doc.gz on Debian GNU/Linux systems.


AUTHOR
       This  manual  page  was compiled by dann frazier <dannfATdebian.org> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be
       used by others).



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