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Is it called the "MAC" protocol or the "Ethernet" protocol?

what is the protocol at the data link layer in Ethernet called? While that is formally a protocol, it's more commonly just called "Ethernet data link layer", "Ethernet layer 2", ...
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Is it called the "MAC" protocol or the "Ethernet" protocol?

There are many data-link protocols. Some use MAC, and some do not. The IEEE data-link protocols use MAC. Some are ethernet, token ring, FDDI, Wi-Fi, etc. There are also other data-link protocols that ...
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