[Bloat] bufferbloat at high edge rates

David Lang david at lang.hm
Wed Nov 16 01:02:28 EST 2016

I was running it as root via sudo

David Lang

On Wed, 16 Nov 2016, jb wrote:

> It has to run as root / Admin in order to do ICMP in order to test buffer
> bloat.
> If you run it under a non privileged user account it cannot get permission
> for ICMP, so although it locates the nearest servers using http ping, it
> isn't doing any buffer bloat testing.
> I'm not sure that is the issue but that's the first thing that comes to
> mind..
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2016 at 11:34 AM, David Lang <david at lang.hm> wrote:
>> On Tue, 15 Nov 2016, jb wrote:
>> The command line tool is available to anyone now (Windows, OSX and linux),
>>> it does buffer bloat probing, using ICMP if run as root, and is immune to
>>> any browser issues. It can be downloaded here from the sticky:
>>>   http://www.dslreports.com/forum/speedtestbinary
>> This does not seem to be reporting any bloat info (I've run it a couple
>> times)
>> http://www.dslreports.com/speedtest/6156013
>> David Lang
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