[ifconfig] What ist 'link encap'?

Detlef Lechner Detlef.Lechner at gmx.net
Tue Jan 27 06:52:39 UTC 2009


what is meant by 'link encap:' exactly in the output of the command
ifconfig? For example "Link encap::Local Loopback".
man 8 ifconfig does not even mention it.

Kind regards,
Detlef Lechner

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