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Re: [802.3ae] Question about Clause 48 /D3.2


Thanks! I was just getting around to answering this.

Best Regards,

"THALER,PAT (A-Roseville,ex1)" wrote:
> Boaz,
> It appears that the line in did not get updated when the table was
> changed - partly my fault since I made the comment that asked for the table
> to be changed but didn't spot that there was a text line that needed to be
> updated to match. I am submitting a ballot comment to delete the sentence
> you quote form
> Regards,
> Pat
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boaz Shahar [mailto:boazs@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Sunday, August 26, 2001 12:26 AM
> To: HSSG (E-mail)
> Subject: [802.3ae] Question about Clause 48 /D3.2
> Rich,
> My interpretation to lines 17-18 of table 48-2 is that while TXC=1,  all the
> values of XGMII.TXD which are appearing in table 36-2 and not explicitly in
> 48-2 are translated to PCS Code-Group according to table 36-2, and are
> defined as "Reserved XGMII Character" (According to the "Description" Column
> in48-2). I suppose that if the intention was to translate it to K30.7, it
> would be written explicitly, as was done in the next line for "Any other
> value".
> However, in page 315, section says (L 18): "The PCS transmit
> process replaces all reserved XGMII control characters with /E/".
> So, the question is what to do with the "Reserved XGMII Characters" which
> are appearing in table 36-2 and not in table 48-2.
> Thx.,
> Boaz