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Re: [802.3ae] query -LayerMgmtReceiveCounters

In that case a address that was not destined to the station ,after corruption if
it matches with the MAC address
will be accepted and FCS error on that will be counted .
Is that correct ?

Shimon Muller wrote:

> > Hello,
> > 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 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.
>                                                 Shimon.
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