[EFM] RE: [EFM-P2MP] Point-to-Point plus Shared Media
appreciate hearing comments/opinions on the above questions.
So far the impression I have is that most are proposing that both P2PE and SE
be defined in a below-MAC sublayer, they operate independent of the P2MP
control-frame protocol, with implementation decided by the vendor. Do I
have that right....
is still a question. Where will upstream frames be merged back with
downstream frames for SE? Where will concurent P2PE frames be merged for
the downstream? Below the MAC would require collision like back off. It
may be much simpler to merge the flows above the MAC in MAC
These have been defined below the MAC layer so that
the PHY ID may overwrite the preamble of the cell which does not exist above
the MAC. However it may be possible to pass the preamble into the MAC
from above with each