Re: Lost Packets

James King (
Fri, 31 May 1996 23:10:40 -0400

Just wanted to say that I too see about a 50% packet loss normally.
Audio on NASA TV sounds pretty good, though. Don't know how this
works; But, it has been that way

At 10:50 PM 5/29/96 -0700, you wrote:
>I've been using White Pine 2.01 and Windows 95 on several different
>reflectors at varying times of day. When I check the packet loss window
>on various senders I'm frequently seeing packet losses of 60%, sometimes
>more. I've got a 28.8 modem and have the receive set for about 24kbs
>which is a little slower than normal connect. But this setting doesn't
>seem to make much difference.
>Where are these packets going? Is this an ISP problem or is it just the
>state of the net these days? Color doesn't work at all well with half
>the packets lost!

Jim King