[p2p-hackers] Hard question....
mgp at ucla.edu
Sun Apr 2 05:03:34 UTC 2006
The network research lab at my school has a tool called CapProbe that
allows fast and accurate measuring of capacity estimation. I haven't
used it personally, but I know it relies on measuring the dispersion of
packet pairs. The paper from SIGCOMM 2004 is at:
The software can be downloaded from
http://www.cs.ucla.edu/NRL/CapProbe. Both kernel-level and user-level
versions are available for Linux.
Quoting David Barrett <dbarrett at quinthar.com>:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: coderman
>> Sent: Saturday, April 01, 2006 5:20 PM
>> To: Peer-to-peer development.
>> Subject: Re: [p2p-hackers] Hard question....
>> On 4/1/06, David Barrett <dbarrett at quinthar.com> wrote:
>> > ...
>> > Incidentally, how are you measuring "available bandwidth"?
>> right now i pass the buck and let the user pick a suitable limit. if
>> excessive loss is detected continuously the stack can cut by half or
>> exit with error.
>> i'm still looking for better ways to do this; ideally it would be tied
>> to kernel level shaping and based on a historical view of channel
> Got it. Has anyone else had good experience trying to measure this
> automatically in the real world?
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