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In a distributed queue dual bus (DQDB) network, a protocol data unit (PDU) that (a) consists of 52 octets transferred between DQDB-layer peer entities as the information payload of a slot, (b) contains a header of 4 octets and a payload of 48 octets, and (c) is either a pre-arbitrated segment or a queued arbitrated segment.


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