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    SubjectRe: Ethernet Error Correction
    > there is a fog of course. But dropping a single bit in 1500 bytes makes a lot
    > of mess. There is also unsused src and dest address (12 bytes) which is
    > obvious and superfluous. What about kicking the address off and putting some
    > error correction codes (like Hamming) into it and putting the cards into
    > promisc mode? It would make the link work on bigger distance and on thicker
    > mist. We could even dynamically change the ECC/data ratio for example with
    > Reed Solomon Codes. Ethernet modulation is strong gainst sync dropouts so the
    > bits usually remain their place, just some of them happen to flip. We could
    > also kick the "lenght" field because end of packet is recognized by a pulse
    > longer than 200ns, not neither by ECC nor by the length (am I right?).

    You could do this by picking the right cards turning off CRC filtering and
    doing a lot of work in software yes
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