DLPI -->
Data Link Provider Interface
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<networking> (DLPI) The interface that a network driver presents to the (higher level) logical link layer for driving the network at the datagram level in a Unix STREAMS environment and possibly elsewhere.

DLPI corresponds to ISO 8802/2 (LLC) which covers both connection-oriented and connectionless protocols.

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Acronym: DLPI

(01 Feb 1996)

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