The Ethernet communications network is a broadcast, multi-access system for local computing networks. Such a network was used to connect six 68000 based Charles River Data Systems for the purpose of file transfer. Each system required hardware installation and connection to the Ethernet cable. The software is an implementation which conforms to Xerox "PUP File Transfer Protocol Specifications". This required the writing of two programs, the FTP user and the FTP server. Each program was built upon common communication packages which also had to be written. These communication routines transferred data over the Ethernet using the PARC Universal Packets (PUP) format.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Ethernet (Local area network system); Data transmission systems
Department, Program, or Center
Computer Science (GCCIS)
Van Dellon, Mark, "Reliable file transfer across a 10 megabit ethernet" (1984). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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