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Logical Link Control layer
Last modified: Monday, January 16, 2006 

The Logical Link Control (LLC) layer is one of two sublayers that make up the Data Link Layer of the OSI model. The Logical Link Control layer controls frame synchronization, flow control and error checking.

See a breakdown of the seven OSI layers in the Quick Reference section of Webopedia.

Also see "The OSI Reference Model — Understanding Layers" in Webopedia's "Did You Know..." section.

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ISO OSI standards page
This site lists OSI standards by reference number. Look here to find out which standard you need, but you can't download it - the standards must be purchased from the ISO.

OSI: The Network Layer
This page, from Cisco Systems, provides an illustrated overview of OSI with information on OSI network-layer services and protocols, routing protocols, and a description of Cisco's OSI implementation.

Understanding OSI
Provides chapters of a book that explains why OSI is the shape it is and offers critical examination of the OSI approach to specifying rules for computer communication (computer protocols).

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