Ethernet & Switching

(ref.003367A)

4 days - 28 hours

Objectives

  • The course explains the IEEE802.3 specification, and especially the evolution between Ethernet 10Mbps, 100Mbps, 1000Mbps and 10 Gbps
  • An architectural view of an Ethernet network is provided, highlighting the differences between repeaters, switches and routers
  • The MAC layer is studied through various Freescale implementation examples
  • The course explains how the spanning tree algorithm works
  • Quality of Service through the VLAN tag is explained
  • The course details the operation of the PHY-to-MAC bus

Partners

Teledyne Lecroy

Prerequisites

  • This training is adapted for electronics and computer engineer facing of the implementation of an Ethernet technology

Outline

Overview

The OSI model

Topology, equipments : hub, switch and router

10 Mbps, 100Mbps, 1000Mbps and 10Gbps

10BaseT, 100BaseTX, 1000BaseT, etc...

GPSI, MII, GMII, XGMII and TBI buses

  • The station management

Cable type and category

Hub

Collision, CSMA/CD, jamming, Backoff

Auto-negociation

4b/5B and 8b/10b encoding

Elastic buffer, scrambling, MLT3, 4D-PAM5, Viterbi algorithm

Power Over Ethernet

The Ethernet frame

Ethernet Addressing

  • Unicast, Multicast and Broadcast
  • Freescale addressing example
  • CAM memory

The MAC sub-layer

Burst and Jumbo frame

Buffer management by Freescale FCC

Transmit and receive errors detected by the MAC layers

Data coherency when buffers are shared by PowerPC and SDMAs

The switch

Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

Multiple Registration Protocol (MRP)

Link aggregation

Virtual Link (VLAN)

  • Frame tagging
  • Quality of Service

Flow Control

The Router / Gateway

Internet Protocol

  • IP addressing
  • ICMP / IGMP
  • ARP / RARP

Simple Network Management Protocol

  • RMON registers
  • MIB organization

DNS

DHCP

FTP

TELNET

Ping, Tracert, Route, Ipconfig, Arp, Netstat

Powerlink

IEEE 1588

AFDX

Notes

  • Training course material will be given to attendees during training in print.