Method and system to abort data communication traffic in a communication network

  • US 6,434,165 B1
  • Filed: 08/19/1998
  • Issued: 08/13/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/19/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. In computer system with an interface card for coupling to a communication network, the method comprising the steps of:

  • establishing access to a communication medium for the purpose of communicating a communication frame;

    configuring said communication frame with an transmission indication section that indicates transmission of said communication frame is being aborted;

    transmitting said communication frame over said communication medium; and

    calculating a cyclical redundancy check value based upon initial information in said communication frame;

    transforming said calculated cyclical redundancy check value so that it is non-matching with said communication frame by creating a ones compliment of said calculated cyclical redundancy check; and

    appending said transformed cyclical redundancy check value to said communication frame instead of said calculated cyclical redundancy check value.

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