Re: What is the standard ethernet frame type?
On 9 Apr 1997, Chris Brown wrote:
> I will be connecting several different types of systems to an
> ethernet network that is currently running only Netware on ipx. On
> the Netware server and workstations it is necessary to specify the
> Ethernet frame type. IPX is running either Ethernet_802.2 or
> Ethernet_803.2. The Novel books say that the TCP/IP has to run on
> What is the standard type used?
>Like they say the wonderful
> thing about standards is that there are so many to chose from.
I love that line so i had to repeat it.
I believe that the answer to your question is that most systems are
802.2. I have a client who is running Novell v3.11, which is an
"intermediate" version, and they need 802.3. But because i think that the
802.3 is "odd", that implies that 802.2 is "normal".
I hope this helps. Good luck.
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