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Re: [802.3ae] ask some questions


t wrote:
> Sorry, I will ask some questions, and thanks for your helping.
> 1. 10GBASE-W PHYs operate at the STS-192 line rate of 9.95328 Gb/s,
> mapping the encoded
>     data stream at a 9.58464 Gb/s payload rate. The number "9.58464" is
> how to calculate?

This number is the data rate of the payload of the SONET frame
vs the data rate of the frame itself.

> 2. In the 802.3ae spec, link fault signaling of XGMII functional
> specifications in Clause46,
>     what does "UCT" mean in figure46-9 (Link Fault signaling state
> machine, page256)?

Un-Conditional Transfer.

See the editor's note in for references to locations in
the full 802.3 standard for state diagram notations & conventions.

> 3.The 10GBASE-R PCS sends tx_data-unit<15:0> to the WIS at a nominal
> rate of 599.04Mhz
>    The number "599.04" is how to calculate?

This number comes from 9.58464/16.

Ben Brown
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