[lug] Traceroute question

D. Stimits stimits at idcomm.com
Wed Dec 13 14:36:51 MST 2000

Michael Deck wrote:

> >When you look out through that slower pipe, you see the world in 200 ms
> >hops, when you go from the fast remote world  to your computer with
> >traceroute, it's only the last hop showing the 200 ms.
> Why would I see the world in 200ms hops? I thought that traceroute
> presented the inter-hop time? That was really my question...

Possibly traffic in one direction (the slower) was heavier? For example,
people doing ftp downloads use up one direction more than another.

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