Avg. Packet Size - Again?

Glen Turner gdt at gdt.id.au
Wed Jul 16 04:10:11 CDT 2008


Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Jul 2008 16:44:48 PDT, Sean Hafeez said:
> 
>> I would be interested in find out what the average packet size people  
>> are seeing on their backbones is at this point and time?
> 
> I predict that if you graph it, there's a ton of packets that are right
> around the MTU of the network. almost equal number of tiny packets carrying
> the ACK's of the mobygrams, and then a small noise level of "everything else".

Our network also shows peaks at the ethernet MTU (our MTU is higher than that)
and the DNS packet size.

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