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Re: Well done Sprint!
>From my experience, I have yet to see it give realistic numbers on OC3 and OC12 circuits. Ex-Support Wench writes: >What do y'all think of pathchar *as it is now*? How reliable is it for >determining actual _available bandwidth_? I thought according to VJ, >CAIDA, Cisco and even the NSF it was "way-alpha"? > >Steve Blair wrote: >> >>well, one could get Van Jacobson's pathchar, and learn the >>true capacity that way. I could care less what *theoretical >>bandwidth* is available, when customers complain. I want to >>know what bandwidth *is available*, and pathchar goes a very >>long way towards that end.