what is GFC?

Hey there,
I'm not clear on what is GFC and the 16 possible values. Could anyone help me out here or does anyone know of any www that provides a complete explanation of it.
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geoffrynConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Generic Flow Control.  It is a field in the ATM header.  it is 4 bits long nad there fore has 16 possible values.  It isn't used very often and has local significance.  It provides support for flow control and multiplexing.
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eumacConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Yes it is a 4 bit field in the ATM cell header but it is not currently being used.

You might find the following web site usefull.

www.unm.edu/~network/presentations/course/chap5/sld001.htm
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