Re: [802.3ae] query -LayerMgmtReceiveCounters
> Refer 4.2.9 section for frame reception in 802.3 2000.
> The LayerMgmtReceiveCounters procedure is called when the receive frame
> succeeding is OK i.e the RecognizeAddress procedure passes.
> The aFrameCheckSequenceErrors (refer section 22.214.171.124.6) is updated in
> the LayerMgmtReceiveCounters procedure.
> How is the counter update for FCS counter accounted, in the case of FCS
> error due to Address corruption ?
A frame that encounters an error in the address field is not counted as a
CRC error. It is rejected by the receiver as a frame that was not addressed
to this station. The reason for that is that the receiver only counts errors
in frames that were sent to it, and it has no way of knowing where in the
frame the error ocurred.