Europe-to-US congestion and packet loss on network, and their [email protected] won't even respond

Matthew Petach mpetach at
Sun Dec 1 07:19:49 UTC 2013

On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 11:30 PM, Constantine A. Murenin <mureninc at
> wrote:

> Dear [email protected],


> From through
> Cns# date ; mtr --report{,-wide,-cycles=600} --interval 0.1 --order "SRL
> BGAWV" -4 ????c???????? ; date

Using a 1/10th of a second interval is rather anti-social.
I know we rate-limit ICMP traffic down, and such a
short interval would be detected as attack traffic,
and treated as such.

I would take any results you get from such probes
with a grain of salt.  What results do you get with
a more sane interval, one of at least 1 second or


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