[mrtg] Re: Packet Loss Analysis

Peter W. Osel pwo at Infineon.COM
Fri Dec 7 16:44:18 MET 2001

>>>>> On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 02:27:45PM +0800, "" == Eric Lim CK <limck at csam.com.my> wrote:
> I already configure the ping-probe and it running well but i was a
> little bit doubt with the packet loss analysis.  What happen is that,
> when my connection was loss, i thought that i suppose to expect 100%
> packet loss, unfortunately it wasn't.  Why ?
> -- URL : http://www.ee.ethz.ch/~slist/pantomime/Document.doc


this is in deed weird.  I would expect the loss tosmoothly go to 100%
and then stay there.  Maybe you have a chance to run a ping in parallel
when this happens again and see if some of the pings went through?
Though then you would expect to see some values on the rtt graph.   I'm
very puzzled...


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