Re: Frame Termination
"DATA_VALID_STATUS shall assume the value DATA_NOT_VALID when RXC of the
current lane in sequence is asserted for anything except an Error
control character. In the absence of errors, DATA_NOT_VALID is caused by
a Terminate control character."
> I have just started studying 10 Gig protocol.
> I have doubt on frame end logic in the 10 Gig Ethernet frame format.
> At frame end if in place of FD we send
> FE ( or any other word except IDLE word) continuously.
> how can we detect the end of frame.
> When should MAC should come out of TERMINATE State machine.
> Bottom line
> Under what all conditions should mac come out of TERMINATE state machine apart
> from normal sequence.
> Thank you
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