[aprssig] Puget Sound packet hog counter
ka7pbi at fortgirlfriend.com
Thu Mar 24 08:34:56 CST 2005
A while back in the Puget Sound area, we decided to recommend a limited
trace path for a lot of stations. We were having some pretty serious
network loading issues and needed the additional diagnosis that trace
provides. It's a throw back. I'm unsure what the other digi operators are
doing around here but my SEA node fully supports both Bobs WIDEn-N call sign
replacement idea as well as TRACEn-N and callsign replacement on things such
as I5LNK and I90LNK. There's a couple of others we use locally for public
service events as well.
The hog counter has a configurable option that allows it to call out packets
it sees above a certain threshol. In this case anybody running a path great
than 3-3 gets flagged in the counter.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric H. Christensen" <kf4otn at ericsatcom.net>
To: <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 6:23 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Puget Sound packet hog counter
> Actually TRACEn-N is being removed from service per Bob's new plan
> for APRS. WIDEn-N will be fully traceable (as TRACEn-N is now) and
> will allow for better diagnostics of the network.
> Eric KF4OTN
> kf4otn at amsat.org
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> > [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of Rich Osman
> > Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 07:25
> > To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org
> > Subject: Re: [aprssig] Puget Sound packet hog counter
> > I also noticed that a lot of the people on the list are beaconing
> > "TRACE" Isn't
> > this a diagnositc tool, and doesn't it add a huge load on the
> > Quoting Wes Johnston <aprs at kd4rdb.com>:
> > > I just looked at the packet hog usage, and see that n7fsp is at
> > > top of the
> > >>> Here's on to take a look at.
> > >>> http://packet.fortgirlfriend.com/usage.html
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