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qwest.net dropping packets... wife would like someone to pick them up please...



--- On Sat, 11/3/12, Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: qwest.net dropping packets... wife would like someone to pick them up please...
> To: "Randy Bush" <randy at psg.com>
> Cc: "North American Network Operators' Group" <nanog at nanog.org>
> Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012, 7:04 PM
> On Sat, Nov 3, 2012 at 3:07 AM, Randy
> Bush <randy at psg.com>
> wrote:
> >> one router along the path showing loss that does
> not continue to
> >> affect the rest of the path simply means the cpu on
> that router
> >> is a bit too busy to respond to icmp messages
> >
> > trivial footnote: some folk configure some routers to
> rate limit
> > icmp
> 
> other trivial footnote, not all traceroute is icmp.
> 
 True, wrt to destination. However all intermediate(including penultimate) hops reveal themselves via ICMP type 11 Code 0 (TTL exceeded in transit)
./Randy