Search type Search syntax
Tags [tag]
Exact "words here"
Author user:1234
user:me (yours)
Score score:3 (3+)
score:0 (none)
Answers answers:3 (3+)
answers:0 (none)
isaccepted:yes
hasaccepted:no
inquestion:1234
Views views:250
Code code:"if (foo != bar)"
Sections title:apples
body:"apples oranges"
URL url:"*.example.com"
Bookmarks inbookmarks:mine
inbookmarks:1234
Status closed:yes
duplicate:no
migrated:no
wiki:no
Types is:question
is:answer
Exclude -[tag]
-apples
For more details on advanced search visit our help page
Results tagged with
Search options user 630

For questions about the OSI layer-2 (data-link layer).

1
vote
Network stack offloading provides a mechanism for the NIC hardware to handle the partial or full stack. Broadcasts are CPU-interrupt wasteful without offloading as the stack needs to process the pack …
answered Jan 24 '16 by generalnetworkerror
3
votes
So as to not repeat the answers here and to present an alternative view toward a best practice, the question should be "How do I predetermine the root bridge so there's a deterministic view of the net …
answered May 18 '13 by generalnetworkerror
1
vote
A packet (L3) still needs to be switched as a frame (L2) as it ingresses and egresses interfaces. A router would serve no useful purpose if it makes routing decisions, but has no way to switch packet …
answered Sep 23 '14 by generalnetworkerror