gethostip — convert an IP address into various formats
gethostip [-dxnf] [HOSTNAME|IP]
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 representation to
match a range of IP addresses.
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.
More details can be found in the pxelinux documentation, which can be
found in /usr/share/doc/syslinux/pxelinux.doc.gz on Debian GNU/Linux
This manual page was compiled by dann frazier <firstname.lastname@example.org> for
the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).