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1. (WO2018049164) TECHNIQUES FOR LINK PARTNER ERROR REPORTING

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/049164    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/050684
Publication Date: Fri Mar 16 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H04L 1/00
H03M 13/15
Applicants: INTEL CORPORATION
Inventors: RAN, Adee O.
BENHAMOU, Assaf
LANDAU, Yoni
MEZER, Amir
LEVIN, Itamar
MEISLER, Alon
Title: TECHNIQUES FOR LINK PARTNER ERROR REPORTING
Abstract:
Computing devices and techniques for providing link partner health reporting are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may include at least one memory, and logic, at least a portion of the logic comprised in hardware coupled to the at least one memory, the logic to determine a plurality of error counters, each of the plurality of error counters associated with a number of errors, determine the number of errors for each data unit of a plurality of data units associated with a data block, increment each of the plurality of error counters corresponding with the number of errors for each data unit of the plurality of data units, provide a plurality of error counts for the data block to a link partner, the plurality of error counts corresponding to the number of errors accumulated in each of the plurality of error counters for the data block, and reset the plurality of error counters. Other embodiments are described and claimed.