[smokeping-users] Puzzling smokeping results

Michael Contino mac at psu.edu
Thu Sep 3 16:53:51 CEST 2009

Is smokeping running from the same machine as the 20 minutes 2ms average 

We have seen smokeping on a vitural machine report up to 6x more than 
smokeping on bare metal.

On 9/3/09 10:32 AM, Julie wrote:
> Question , I have a 10mbps LAN circuit  using Omnitron media 
> converters bridging a 120km fibre optic link and when I  ping from 
> laptop to laptop / 64byte/ continuous ping  for 20 minutes I get a 2ms 
> average. When using smokeping we get a 5.3ms average but with highs of 
> 8ms and lows of 2ms. Any idea as to why the difference. We use 
> Smokeping on shorter hops (60km) and we get a 1-2ms average on both 
> the Smokeping and the laptop to laptop test.
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