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Regarding the Ethernet connection between a host machine and a router/Switch. Does the Ethernet protocol keeps using CSMA/CD since nowadays we have only point to point connection it does not use that mechanism since it is a waste of resources and we do not have any shared medium as before.

In addition, what is the most common used encapsulation mode for Ethernet is it with Dix (Ethernet-II) or LLC?

asked 24 Jun '15, 17:17

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Does the Ethernet protocol keeps using CSMA/CD

Yes, if the link is in half-duplex mode. In full-duplex mode you don't need it, as you said. Hence it's not being used in full-duplex mode.

Today the most common frame format is Ethernet II (DIX).

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Kurt

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answered 25 Jun '15, 03:47

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