Exercises on Ch. 14.6.2, Ch. 15 Victor T. Norman Professor Extraordinaire
Reliable, Fair Communication in an Unguided Transmission Medium Each person in your group opens their book and finds a paragraph to read (or closes their eyes and thinks of a story to tell). Each person may not look at anyone else. The group’s goal is to figure out a process by which everyone can talk to each other, but not dominate the time. I.e., one person cannot talk for more than 15 seconds at a time. Not everyone needs to talk – some will finish talking before others are done. That’s OK. Write down the rules that allow everyone in your group can communicate reliably. Your rules should handle all situations.
Ethernet Frame Format An Ethernet “frame” carries data (its payload) across the local Ethernet network. What information does the frame have to have so that it can do its job?