Georg Pauwen Sun, 01/01/2006 - 05:01
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Hello Reza,

happy new year.

Basically. flow control is a mechanism that enables congestion control between two connected Ethernet ports. If a port cannot receive any more traffic, with flow control enabled, it would send a pause frame to the device at the remote end, effectively telling the remote device to stop sending frames.

Does that make sense ?

Check this link for a more detailed explanation:

Configuring IEEE 802.3z Flow Control




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