07653526 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 36 patents.

A method and system for emulating an Ethernet link over a Sonet path to provide link integrity is disclosed. The method generally includes receiving an error code at a local Ethernet port upon detection of a link failure at a remote Ethernet port. The error code is received over a Sonet path in a Sonet path overhead. If the error code is still present after a specified period of time, the local Ethernet port is disabled. Methods for providing link stability and link availability are also disclosed.

Title
Method and system for emulating an ethernet link over a sonet path
Application Number
10/222134
Publication Number
7653526 (B1)
Application Date
August 16, 2002
Publication Date
January 26, 2010
Inventor
Russell Eugene Gardo
Raleigh
NC, US
Charles Allen Carriker Jr
Cary
NC, US
Jimmy Philip Ervin
Raleigh
NC, US
Sanjeev Rampal
Cary
NC, US
Thomas Eric Ryle
Raleigh
NC, US
Agent
Cindy Kaplan
Assignee
Cisco Technology
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/177
H04L 12/26
H04L 12/28
H04L 12/56
G06F 9/455
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