[MLB-WIRELESS] Network speeds

Peter Berrett berrettp at optusnet.com.au
Tue Jul 22 18:30:57 EST 2008

Thanks Kim

I used Ping Plotter to trace the flow of packets. Here's the result

and then to other nodes on the internet

The route is JXG - GHO - JIA - HVC - JIA (peculiar route!???)

cheers Peter

Kim Hawtin wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> Peter Berrett wrote:
>> I have had JXG up for a little while now and been doing some testing. I 
>> can get speeds of 160KB/sec to GHO which is my 5.5 km link.
>> I am curious as to what are typical speeds around the network. I haven't 
>> tweaked my antenna yet so I think I can get higher speeds still.
>> Also I had linked up my other router and was surfing the internet but 
>> then I discovered that my packets weren't going through that router but 
>> instead the network was letting me access the internet.
>> Who is the kind soul providing quite respectable speeds for internet 
>> access? I am curious as to the path my internet access had gone through.
> Perhaps you can have a look at 'traceroute' and note the IP addresses that
> your packets route through?
> I prefer 'mtr', give you more useful info =) Also there is 'cheops' or
> 'cheops-ng' for visualising the network a bit better...
> cheers,
> Kim

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