RE: yes, Ethernet controllers really can hear their own output


BEAME%SSCvax.McMaster.CA@CORNELLC.CCS.CORNELL.EDU
Thu, 18 Aug 88 07:38 EST


The 3C501 ethernet board for the PC can listen and receive its own output
BUT ...

        If the packet sent is over around 512 bytes, it causes the transmitted
packet to become garbled and have an incorrect CRC.

-Carl



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