Interframe Gap and Deferring - 3.0 English

AXI Ethernet Lite MAC LogiCORE IP Product Guide (PG135)

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Note: Interframe Gap and interframe spacing are used interchangeably and are equivalent.

Frames are transmitted over the serial interface with an interframe gap which is specified by the IEEE Std. 802.3 to be 96 bit times (9.6 m s for 10 MHz and 0.96 m s for 100 MHz). The process for deferring is different for half-duplex and full-duplex systems and is as follows: