Ethernet Technology
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Posted By:   kush_Fowdar
Posted On:   Tuesday, January 20, 2004 05:00 AM


i have a host that uses the Ethernet card within a lan


My questions are





1 . How does the ethernet card know that it must resend a packet ? if the packet hasnt reached its destination address





2. Can the host send directly a packet to another host that does not belong to the same physical network





thanks in adavance for your help


Re: Ethernet Technology

Posted By:   Christopher_Koenigsberg  
Posted On:   Tuesday, January 20, 2004 06:44 AM

1. It doesn't. That's up to a high level protocol like TCP.


2. It can't. That's what a gateway/router is for.

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