[Cerowrt-devel] Correctly calculating overheads on unknown connections

Alan Goodman notifications at yescomputersolutions.com
Sun Sep 21 17:40:14 EDT 2014

Hi Billy,

Please can you share your modified script?


On 21/09/14 22:18, Billy Tallis wrote:
> On my Linux boxes ping has a -A option for adaptive ping, effectively
> sending out a new ping as soon as the reply to the last one is received,
> instead of having to wait a fixed period of time between pings. I
> modified ping_sweeper to use that last December when I was still on a
> DSL link and was able to find the overhead with only a few minutes of
> collecting data. (The connection was 6Mbps down, 512kbps up.) There was
> a bit of noise in the data from other traffic in the house, but the
> stair-step shape of the plot was unmistakeable and the octave script had
> no trouble identifying the per-packet overhead.

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