[lug] Traceroute question

Michael Deck deckm at cleansoft.com
Wed Dec 13 15:21:35 MST 2000

At 02:48 PM 12/13/00 -0700, you wrote:

>>Why would I see the world in 200ms hops? I thought that traceroute 
>>presented the inter-hop time? That was really my question...
>As I understand traceroute - it sends out packets with increasing ttl 
>(time to live )counts and receives ttl expired responses back. The time is 
>Now when I remember right, when checking a slow connection to some site - 
>the times after the bottleneck are all slow.
>from man page:
>"a line is printed showing the ttl, address of the gateway and round trip 
>time of  each probe.
>with your speed issue:  If you have ADSL ( asymmetric ), you may want to 
>check the ratio of in/out bandwidth in the router, may be it's _very_ 
>asymmetric causing your slow times.

Isn't IDSL symmetric?

Michael Deck
Cleanroom Software Engineering, Inc.   

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