Some articles on interfaces, packets, system packet interfaces:
... There are two broad categories of chip-to-chip interfaces ... The second broad category carries user packets over 1 or more channels and is exemplified by the IEEE 802.3 family of Media Independent Interfaces and the Optical Internetworking ... Of these last two, the family of System Packet Interfaces is optimized to carry user packets from many channels ...
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