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what is GFC?

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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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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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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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