confusing packet data

Hank Nussbacher hank at
Mon Sep 15 23:43:44 CDT 2008

On Mon, 15 Sep 2008, Jim Popovitch wrote:

Are you running Skype?  Have you become a supernode?  There is now a 
registry switch in 3.0 that allows you to disable supernode functionality.


> 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?
> Any insight is much appreciated.
> -Jim P.

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