[smokeping-users] EchopingDNS latencies are 1, 000 times too small.

Malcolm Baldy smokeping at r.paypc.com
Sun May 10 00:46:02 CEST 2015

Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS x86_64, kept current, but using a hand-rolled Grsecurity

$echoping -V

echoping 6.0.2 compiled with x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc on tipua (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)
 at 2013-12-29 with options:

HTTP: enabled
ICP: enabled
OPENSSL: disabled 
GNUTLS: enabled
SMTP: enabled
LIBIDN: enabled
TOS: enabled
PRIORITY: enabled

$ smokeping --version

Relevant Targets lines:

++ GoogleDNS
title = Google DNS
probe = EchoPingDNS
dns_request = www.bigpond.com.au
host =

Reported latency is always about 500-600 microseconds, which seems impossible
given that my latency to my immediate uplink peer is higher than that.


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