1 second ping times on a LAN

Matthew Hawkins matt at mh.dropbear.id.au
Tue Nov 12 17:48:04 EST 2002

Howard Lowndes (lannet at lannet.com.au) wrote:
> Can anyone explain why I get this on a LAN:
> --- ping statistics ---
> 8 packets transmitted, 7 packets received, 12% packet loss
> round-trip min/avg/max/mdev = 999.649/1000.568/1000.789/0.656 ms

Try distancing the tin cans further apart so the string is more taut, it
makes for a better signal ;-)

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