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Re: Acceptable DSL Speeds (ms based)
* Luke Parrish: > Andrew, traceroute is an effective tool is measuring roundtrip in ms > format. No, it's not, because routers generate ICMP TTL Exceeded packets with totally different machinery, separated from the forwarding path. Many factors influence the ms numbers traceroute reports (MPLS, main CPU load, priority on internal busses), and only some of them correlate with forwarding latency.