Wind River Glossary
Wind River Technical Glossary
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fast frame check (FCS)
A checksum used to detect data corruption during transmission.
favored peer option
The favored peer option determines which peer is favored in the event of a race condition in which both peers simultaneously transmit the same variety of BAP request.
A feature is the element to be set or cleared for a GET_FEATURE or CLEAR_FEATURE request from host. See Feature Parameter.
Front End Processor
Forwarding Information Base
The criteria on which events may be selected. These include, type of event, categories, source, area, and severity.
A firewall is a piece of hardware or software used in a networked environment to prevent communications that are forbidden by the security policy. A common type of firewall is a router retrofitted with extra software for packet filtering based on a list of rules or criteria.
first in, first out
A first in, first out (FIFO) protocol is an approach to handling program work requests from a queue or stack. The request that enters the queue first is addressed first.
flexible managed build
Deprecated name for what is currently called managed build.