Re: Frame relay access architecture

Kent England <kwe@buitb.bu.edu> Fri, 05 October 1990 20:47 UTC

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From: Kent England <kwe@buitb.bu.edu>
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To: frame-relay@NRI.Reston.VA.US, sxmirch@sysengr.pacbell.com
Subject: Re: Frame relay access architecture
Status: OR

	The frame relay net talks to the end nodes using
the Local Management Interface (LMI) which is "based on
Q.931 message formats" [spec pg 3-1].

	Frame relay is intended to augment or supplant
X.25 services, based on market acceptance of higher performance.

	IP over frame relay is yet to be determined.  That
takes an RFC.  Let's drag out the ol' "IP over SMDS" RFC and
see what we can take from that.

	--Kent