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Re: remember the "diameter of the internet"?

  • From: Pawlukiewicz Jane
  • Date: Tue Jun 18 13:36:30 2002

Hi Brett,

Are you asking _why_ there are so many hops between yourself and the guy
across town?

Jane

brett watson wrote:
> 
> i sit behind cox-cable service at home, and in troubleshooting why my
> connectivity is *so* horrible, i find the following traceroute.  does
> anyone do any sane routing anymore?  does diameter matter (we used to talk
> about it a long, long while ago).  i guess i'm just old and crusty but this
> seems to violate so many natural laws.
> 
> i find in more random testing that i seem to be a minimum of 15 hops from
> anything, and it's not just the # of hops, it's the *paths* i travel.
> bouncing between two cities several times, on several different provider
> networks, from one border to the other.
> 
> wow.
> 
> -b
> 
> traceroute www.caida.org
> 
>     1  10.113.128.1        30  unavailable
>     2  68.2.6.25           10  ip68-2-6-25.ph.ph.cox.net
>     3  68.2.0.26           40  ip68-2-0-26.ph.ph.cox.net
>     4  68.2.0.18           50  ip68-2-0-18.ph.ph.cox.net
>     5  68.2.0.10           20  ip68-2-0-10.ph.ph.cox.net
>     6  68.2.0.70           10  ip68-2-0-70.ph.ph.cox.net
>     7  68.2.14.13          10  chnddsrc02-gew0303.rd.ph.cox.net
>     8  68.1.0.168          20  chndbbrc02-pos0101.rd.ph.cox.net
>     9  68.1.0.146          30  dllsbbrc01-pos0102.rd.dl.cox.net
>    10  12.119.145.125      40  unavailable
>    11  12.123.17.54        30  gbr6-p30.dlstx.ip.att.net
>    12  12.122.5.86         51  gbr4-p90.dlstx.ip.att.net
>    13  12.122.2.114        80  gbr2-p30.kszmo.ip.att.net
>    14  12.122.1.93         50  gbr1-p60.kszmo.ip.att.net
>    15  12.122.2.42         70  gbr4-p40.sl9mo.ip.att.net
>    16  12.122.2.205        60  gbr3-p40.cgcil.ip.att.net
>    17  12.123.5.145        60  ggr1-p360.cgcil.ip.att.net
>    18  207.88.50.253       90  unavailable
>    19  64.220.0.189        80  ge5-3-1.RAR1.Chicago-IL.us.xo.net
>    20  65.106.1.86         70  p0-0-0-0.RAR2.Chicago-IL.us.xo.net
>    21  65.106.0.34         60  p1-0-0.RAR1.Dallas-TX.us.xo.net
>    22  65.106.0.14        120  p6-0-0.RAR2.LA-CA.us.xo.net
>    23  64.220.0.99         80  ge1-0.dist1.lax-ca.us.xo.net
>    24  206.111.14.238     211  a2-0d2.dist1.sdg-ca.us.xo.net
>    25  209.31.222.150      80  unavailable
>    26  198.17.46.56       140  pinot.sdsc.edu
>    27  192.172.226.123     91  cider.caida.org
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