Ping Time

Ping Time

Postby saleen2002 » Thu Jan 30, 2003 12:33 pm

I am kind of new to all this stuff and i was wondering if making a home made antenna would affect ping times at all?
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Postby Mr.White » Thu Jan 30, 2003 2:08 pm

hhhuuuuunnnngguuuhhh............
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Postby Jaffo » Thu Jan 30, 2003 3:03 pm

Yes it will! I have also found that wrapping your head in tinfoil helps receive signals from MotherShip faster.

No, seriously, ping time shouldn't be greatly affected unless you have a really crappy signal to begin with...and then your going to have problems on the 'physical' layer, most likely making 'ping' a figment of your imagination.

CCN[A,P]'s present? Make a liar of me? Am I wrong?
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Postby Pikachu » Fri Jan 31, 2003 9:14 am

Mister CCNP agrees with you well enough....ping time mainly has to do with the bottom 2 or 3 layers...but if the hardware is crap it wont matter anyways ^_^
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Postby kmitchel46787 » Fri Feb 07, 2003 5:29 am

Run ping with the -t and -l options (Windows, I'm assuming). -t runs continuosly so you can get a better average time. And the -l specifies the amount of data to send, by default it's 32 bytes. Try 2048, 4096, etc. This will make the latency times more consistent with what you will experience when sending real data across the link.
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