[Chugalug] EPB announcement
Daniel L. Appleget
daniel at chattanoogacomputerservice.com
Wed Sep 18 20:15:03 UTC 2013
THIS IS A LINUX USERS GROUP, HUMOR IS NOT ALLOWED.
On 9/17/2013 5:29 PM, Dan Lyke wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:40:55 -0400
> "Daniel L. Appleget" <daniel at chattanoogacomputerservice.com> wrote:
>> Let me test, what is anIP close to you I can Ping?
> That was a joke (Dave got it). Chattanooga is 2459 miles away by road,
> and that's a fairly straight set of roads. 2459 miles is 0.0132003884
> light seconds, or 13.2 light milliseconds. Round trip would be 26.4
> So a ping time of 25 milliseconds would mean packets were exceeding the
> speed of light.
> But if'n ya wanna, sonic.net supplies fiber to Sebastopol and Palo Alto
> and is working on a few other places (same basic price range, $40 for
> 100 megabit, $70 for gigabit, with phone and long distance and bla bla
> bla), and is also my ISP (although I've just got an ADSL2+ connection).
> So www.sonic.net is reasonable to test, and home.flutterby.net is
> sitting under my desk in Petaluma. Though that's a ZTE 300 modem talking
> to my home server, so that could add 50ms right there...
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