[Flent-users] [tohojo/flent] packet loss stats (#106)

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen notifications at github.com
Thu Nov 16 14:48:36 EET 2017


Pete Heist <notifications at github.com> writes:

>> Could you be persuaded to add a 'check_server' action to irtt? Something
>> that just does the handshake and doesn't run any more tests other than
>> that. Then we could have Flent call that to verify that irtt is
>> usable...
>
> Sure, I’ll add that (or something similarly named). Should get to it
> today or tomorrow. Meanwhile you’re right that something like this
> works and check for return code 0 to mean success:

Cool!

> The handshake takes up to 15 seconds to complete (delays of 1, 2, 4
> and 8 seconds waiting for a reply), so not having irtt on the server
> will mean a 15 second wait. Do you think it’s ok to keep that fixed?

Hmm, waiting 15 seconds before starting a test is probably a bit much.
For the test, I'd say don't retransmit and make the wait configurable?

-Toke


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