[CentOS] Is avahi essential?

Marc Deop damnshock at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 14:57:38 UTC 2012

>ARP: In a traditional ethernet network, when you try to connect to a
>machine on your local network with the number then your
>machine will send out an ARP broadcast packet "whois" and
>then the machine in question will respond with its MAC address and then
>the machines can talk via ethernet.

Ain't it the router the one that responds?

I mean, it usually has an ARP table to speed up things ;)


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