Kevin Dorrell Thu, 04/03/2008 - 02:12
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Exactly. Some values are:


0x0800 - IP

0x0806 - ARP

0x0bad - Banyan Vines

0x8035 - RARP

0x809b - AppleTalk

0x8100 - 802.1Q trunk

0x8137 - Novell IPX

0x86dd - IPv6


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carl_townshend Thu, 04/03/2008 - 03:23
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Hi Kevin, thanks for that, however, I know what the values are, Im interested in why they are used in the layer 2 header , what are they used for ?

Kevin Dorrell Thu, 04/03/2008 - 03:39
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To identify the protocol so that the layer-2 on the receiving end can pass the frame up to the right layer-3 process.


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