confusing packet data

Nathan Ward nanog at
Mon Sep 15 20:44:57 CDT 2008

On 16/09/2008, at 1:34 PM, Jim Popovitch wrote:

> This is something has been bugging me lately.... Etherape is a Linux
> tool that graphs packets arriving at your host, and shows paths of
> connectivity.   I captured the graphs, at the URL below, from my Linux
> laptop connected to a Linksys wifi router that is hooked to a Comcast
> cable modem.   Why is it that I can see packet data from IPs all over
> the place?

My suspicion is that the tool is malfunctioning and is spitting out  
random data. Probably best to post on the Etherape mailing list for  
help on this one.

I see stuff in 224/4 and 240/4 in your pictures.

Nathan Ward

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