Need grep regex to extract multiline text between two strings


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Need grep regex to extract multiline text between two strings

I have a file conatining the below:

Code:
---
10.9.16.116:
  /tmp/5835113081224811756.jar:
    hash: e6df90d38fa86f0e289f73d79cd2cfd2a29954eb
  /tmp/4603745991442278706.jar:
    hash: e6df90d38fa86f0e289f73d79cd2cfd2a29954eb
10.9.14.126:
  /tmp/conf/extra/httpd-ssl.conf:
    hash: 1746f03d57491b27158b0d3a48fca8b5fa85c0c2
  /tmp/conf/httpd.conf:
    hash: 1746f03d57491b27158b0d3a48fca8b5fa85c0c2
10.9.16.16:
  /tmp/tom5835113081224811756.jar:
    hash: e6df90d38fa86f0e289f73d79cd2cfd2a29954eb
  /tmp/tom4603745991442278706.jar:
    hash: e6df90d38fa86f0e289f73d79cd2cfd2a29954eb

I have a start pattern in variable myip="10.9.14.126"

The end pattern should ONLY be the colon [:] for the next IP / Host i.e the bold part here 10.9.16.16: or the end patter should be "EOF" (end of file) incase there is no Semicolon as the entry was the last antry the last IP in the file.

Thus my desired output for regex is below:

Code:
  /tmp/conf/extra/httpd-ssl.conf:
    hash: 1746f03d57491b27158b0d3a48fca8b5fa85c0c2
  /tmp/conf/httpd.conf:
    hash: 1746f03d57491b27158b0d3a48fca8b5fa85c0c2

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