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IP Point to Point Ethernet subnet model

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Author Ole Trøan
Last updated 2021-04-09 (Latest revision 2020-10-06)
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Ethernet topology is no longer a shared medium. It is a long time since Ethernet has been a thick yellow cable snaking its way from station to station. Ethernet is now effectively deployed in a hub and spoke topology. With a point to point link between a host and the network device. This memo describes a set of simplications for how to run IP over such links, where the physical topology is exposed in the network layer topology.


Ole Trøan

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