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Re: level3.net in Chicago - high packet loss?!?

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Tue Sep 06 10:39:24 2005

In message <38D1AE7F-52FA-4BCF-A32F-CF40FA958DC6@gmail.com>, Network Fortius wr
ites:
>
>And how exactly would you interpret the number returned by net_loss  
>(int), in a column called "LOSS", in reference to reachability of a  
>"hop" between two end points:
>
The hop not sending out the ICMP message for those packets, either 
because its CPU is overloaded or because of a configuration option to 
rate-limit them.

		--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb






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