[Network] 'mtr' tool : are these results abnormal ??

Eamonn Sullivan eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com
Tue Sep 5 10:21:31 UTC 2006

On 9/5/06, Tony Arnold <tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-09-05 at 09:58 +0100, R Kimber wrote:
> > I tried it and got 30% - 50% loss even to my router !!!!
> >
> > There surely is some other explanation than an ISP-related one.
> I did this at our University and was getting 15% packet loss to one of
> our local routers which I know is not overloaded.
> Our network manager ran mtr from his Mac and saw 0% loss, so I'm
> wondering if there is a problem with the version of mtr on Ubuntu.

I got 0% packet loss on my computer (up-to-date Dapper) in a quick
check this morning, also in the U.K. (London area), so I don't think
that's it. I ran it against www.google.com, so that's a fairly long
way to travel.


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