[rfc-dist] RFC 4391 on Transmission of IP over InfiniBand (IPoIB)

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        RFC 4391

        Title:      Transmission of IP over InfiniBand 
        Author:     J. Chu, V. Kashyap
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       April 2006
        Mailbox:    jerry.chu at sun.com, 
                    vivk at us.ibm.com
        Pages:      21
        Characters: 45858
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ipoib-ip-over-infiniband-09.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4391.txt

This document specifies a method for encapsulating and transmitting
IPv4/IPv6 and Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) packets over
InfiniBand (IB).  It describes the link-layer address to be used when
resolving the IP addresses in IP over InfiniBand (IPoIB) subnets.
The document also describes the mapping from IP multicast addresses
to InfiniBand multicast addresses.  In addition, this document
defines the setup and configuration of IPoIB links.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the IP over InfiniBand
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and 
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