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Size of an ethernet frame carrying an arp request using ip (no options) & ethernet?

OKay so I found that this frame has size 72 bytes with no explanation and I can't seem to be able to figure out why . Ethernet payload will be : ip header + arp packet Arp packet with ip & ethrnet ...
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802.11 Protocol on Different Frequency [closed]

Wifi (and the 802.11 protocol) takes place on 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz frequencies. Is it possible to recreate this protocol on a different frequency (say 500Mhz) and create a functional network using a modded ...
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What does it mean to “plumb” an IP address?

Plumbing an IP address means what? What are some examples of it?
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Proof of the formula of redundancy bits in Hamming code for single error correction problem

m ---> number of data bits of a frame r ---> number of redundancy bits n=m+r ----> lenght of a codeword(data + redundancy bits) Imagine that we want to design a code with m message bits and ...
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Can two or more computers that are physically close together form a connection/network without a router? If they can, how do they do so?

So, I am pretty familiar with things when a router is used. To my knowledge, packets travel from Computer A to the router, then the router directs it to Computer B. Problem solved. I get confused when ...
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Symmetric routing and asymmetric routing plz elaborate

First of all thanks, Am pretty much confused this both term of routing read blog's and notes but still kinda confused.
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How is the term "fabric" defined in networking?

I know this is fundamental and I can find out in Google but so many people differ themselves when they talk about network "fabric". Kindly elaborate on this ?
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Broadcast link vs. point-to-point links

What is the distinction between broadcast links and point-to-point links? In the paragraph below, the author switches between "broadcast link" and "broadcast network" which is causing my ...
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Effect of physical travel on wireless connectivity [closed]

Given a stationary wireless router and a wireless device traveling from point A to B--passing directly by the router along the path--is there a speed at which the wireless device could travel to cause ...
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