Re: A new record?

Charles Hedrick (!!
11 May 88 04:29:15 GMT

In article <> chris@MIMSY.UMD.EDU (Chris Torek) writes:
>PING ( 56 data bytes
>64 bytes from icmp_seq=11. time=253239. ms
>64 bytes from icmp_seq=294. time=1070. ms
>So where *was* that packet for four minutes and 13 seconds?

Presumably in various gateway queues. However you might also check
your ping to make sure it handles timing correctly when lots of
packets are being dropped. One could imagine a bug that would
cause it to report a time for the wrong one. This has happened
to TCP implementations, as I'm sure you know.

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