physical addressing

physical addressing

(networking)
The low level addressing scheme used on Ethernet. The 48-bit destination Ethernet address in a packet is compared with the receiving node's Ethernet address.

Compare IP address.
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SAS is designed exclusively as a point-to-point serial interface and provides improved addressing to remove the imposed physical addressing limits of parallel SCSI.
0 are replacement scatter/gather list formats, support for 64-bit physical addressing and message buffering in host memory, and a message class for communication with hot-plug controllers.

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