[Chugalug] Satcom

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 26 12:13:54 UTC 2013


OpenVMS and Debian are running around. VMWare running virtuals
On Jun 26, 2013 6:58 AM, "Mike Harrison" <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 25 Jun 2013, Aaron Welch wrote:
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>> Decrease latency?  I have seen packet aggregators that can increase
>> throughput, but latency is a bitch to deal with
>> over wireless links.   On a different note, we were pulling 10mbit down
>> and 512kbit up in the middle of the ocean with
>> Hughes satellite data service.  Had 200-300ms ping times, but that is
>> awesome when you have nothing and are miles
>> offshore.
>>
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> It's a packet accelerator, like a particle accelerator, you send them
> around and around while speeding them up.... coil 500ft of Cat6e around a
> large induction motor. Do it just right, you'll see the same thing. The
> packets will fail to get responded to because they are moving so fast the
> other side can't see them.
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> Ok, I'm just kidding. But I can see where compression, priority  and good
> bandwidth management reduce apparent latency.
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> Steven, I gotta know one thing:  Was the phone RED ?
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> Fun off-topic digression, unless you can tell us is if much *nix being
> used? I assume there are BSD and Linux variants in little black boxes doing
> specific things, routers, etc..
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> --Mike--
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