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Re: Question about propagation and queuing delays

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Sun Aug 21 22:04:57 2005

On Sun, 21 Aug 2005 18:38:32 PDT, David Hagel said:

> Would there be any data out there on what fraction from this 60ms to
> 80ms RTT is raw propagation delay and what fraction is typical packet
> queuing delay at intermediate switches? Does queuing delay play much
> of a role at all these days? Or is it all just propagation delay?

Measure the distance, figure the signal is moving at 60% of the speed
of light, and anything over that is queueing/switching delay.

This of course assumes that you have some idea how the cable runs....

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