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10@node Preface, Network Task Structure and Data Flow, Top, Top
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12@unnumbered Preface
13
14This document describes the RTEMS specific parts of the FreeBSD TCP/IP
15stack.  Much of this documentation was written by Eric Norum
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22of the Saskatchewan Accelerator Laboratory
23who also ported the FreeBSD TCP/IP stack to RTEMS.
24
25The following is a list of resources which should be useful in trying
26to understand Ethernet:
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28@itemize @bullet
29
30@item @cite{Charles Spurgeon's Ethernet Web Site}
31
32"This site provides extensive information about Ethernet
33(IEEE 802.3) local area network (LAN) technology. Including
34the original 10 Megabit per second (Mbps) system, the 100 Mbps
35Fast Ethernet system (802.3u), and the Gigabit Ethernet system (802.3z)."
36The URL is:
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43
44@item @cite{TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1 : The Protocols} by
45by W. Richard Stevens (ISBN: 0201633469)
46
47This book provides detailed introduction to TCP/IP and includes diagnostic
48programs which are publicly available.
49
50@item @cite{TCP/IP Illustrated : The Implementation} by W. Richard
51Stevens and Gary Wright (ISBN: 020163354X)
52
53This book focuses on implementation issues regarding TCP/IP.  The
54treat for RTEMS users is that the implementation covered is the BSD
55stack.
56
57@end itemize
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