[lug] Traceroute question

Sean Reifschneider jafo at tummy.com
Wed Dec 13 15:03:22 MST 2000

On Wed, Dec 13, 2000 at 02:50:37PM -0700, Michael Deck wrote:
>So, my only question is, how do I read the traceroute output? What exactly 
>do the numbers mean?

They represent how long it takes to send 3 packets to each step along
the way between you and the host you are tracerouting to.  If you are
sitting behind a slow net connection, the entire net looks slow.

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