[Ilugc] Transport Data Link Layer difference
mkprabhu at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 15:07:40 IST 2005
transport layer is end to end and data link layer is point to point.
data link layer takes care of reliable delivery of data to the next
hop and transport layer deals with reliable delivery of data to the
On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 12:18:34 +0530, Venkateswara Rao G
<sonuvrao at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> Can anybody elucidate the difference between Transport Layer and Data Link
> layer funtionality wise.
> As per reference books,
> the transport layer
> "guarantees that the receiver gets the data exactly as it was sent"
> and the Data link layer is mentioned
> "The reliable delivery of data across the underlying physical network is
> handled by the Data Link Layer"
> Any pointers / links / suggestions which would clear this doubt much
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