DENX . DULG . MAC

MAC - Media Access Control

The interface (a stand alone chip or embedded in a CPU) which performs the IEEE Ethernet protocol. The MAC is responsible for taking Ethernet packets from memory and transmitting them as a serial stream via the PHY and receiving the serial stream from the PHY and converting them into packets in memory.

For more information, check out the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MAC_address page.

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