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A method of determining the reliability of data transmission system links is comprised of transmitting a data stream containing a data integrity sequence and at least one accumulated error count sequence along one of the links, determining the integrity of the data in the stream at the end of the link using the data integrity sequence, adding a count of data errors detected to the accumulated error count sequence, and periodically detecting the count as a measure of the reliability.

Title
Cycling error count for link maintenance
Application Number
870663
Publication Number
5680404
Application Date
June 2, 1995
Publication Date
October 21, 1997
Inventor
Thomas Gray
Ontario
CA
Agent
Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus
Assignee
Mitel Corporation
CA
IPC
G06F 11/00
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