Data Link Layer:

This is the second layer in the OSI model with two important functionalities:

  • Data Link control
  • Media Access Control

Data Link Control:

  • This deals with the design and procedure for communication between two adjacent nodes.
  • Data link control functions includes: flow control, error control and framing

Media Access Control:

  • This deals with how to share a common media among devices.

Categories: Networking

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: