Some ethernet controllers can hear themselves.

William Westfield (BILLW@MATHOM.CISCO.COM)
Mon 8 Aug 88 15:20:55-PDT

Some ethernet controllers are capable of hearing packets that they are
transmitting as they are being transmitted. If this is true, then
sending a packet to yourself is a good way to check whether the
ethernet is in good shape - it checks the transceiver and the ethernet
cable as well as the controller.

Bill Westfield
cisco Systems.

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