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Linux® Socket Programming by Sean Walton

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Chapter 3. Different Types of Internet Packets

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The physical network supports different types of logical networks like Novell (IPX), Microsoft (NetBEUI), AppleTalk, and of course, TCP/IP. Each logical network uses discrete data messages called packets, as defined in the last chapter. The packets can be actual messages on the transmission line (which has a lot more information included) or simply the message you're sending.

The logical network packet at the generic level consists of information about the source, ...

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