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how it works?

I am preparing a class on Networking. I need to cover how each PC look for a IP in the nework, how this request go through the interface card, the network driver. And how the IP translate to Hardware address. use ARP or what? I need to have a clear picture of how this request work.

Do you know which book or where I can have any information on this?
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awetherholdCommented:
This RFC gives a very good explanation of how the IP layer works.  It goes into ARP as well as other aspects of the TCP/IP suite.

http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1180.html

In addition here is another link that doesn't go into as much detail, but has some useful information.

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/iaabu/centri4/user/scf4ap1.htm
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