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AIX Version 4.3 Communications Programming Concepts

Token-Ring Data Link Control Overview

The token-ring data link control (DLCTOKEN) is a device manager that follows the generic data link control (GDLC) interface definition. This DLC device manager provides an access procedure to transfer four types of data over a token ring:

This DLC device manager also provides a pass-through capability that allows transparent data flow.

The token-ring device handler and the Token-Ring High Performance Network Adapter transfer the data, with address checking, token generation, or frame-check sequences.

For more information on DLCTOKEN, see:

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