[Freedombox-discuss] Without software collusion
foxmuldrster at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 28 20:37:20 UTC 2012
It's Intel's word usage:
Rick C. Hodgin
--- On Thu, 6/28/12, Tim Schmidt <timschmidt at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Tim Schmidt <timschmidt at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Freedombox-discuss] Without software collusion
> To: "Rick Hodgin" <foxmuldrster at yahoo.com>
> Cc: freedombox-discuss at lists.alioth.debian.org, freebirds at hushmail.com
> Date: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 4:16 PM
> On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 4:13 PM, Rick
> Hodgin <foxmuldrster at yahoo.com>
> > However, it is out-of-band because the sender and
> receiver are operating on their own.
> No, they're not. There are ethernet switches, wireless
> access points,
> or other networking equipment involved - each fully capable
> in their own right.
> 'Out of band' is entirely inappropriate language for what's
> happening here.
> They're just two ethernet devices, speaking ethernet frames
> to each
> other. Like normal.
> The fact that the CPU of one of the machines isn't aware of
> network communications means nothing. It's still going
> on, still
> observable by any other ethernet device on the local
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