[hobbit] Mysterious Sawtooth Graphs

Josh Luthman josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Wed Aug 12 22:59:37 CEST 2009

I see then very often with less then 1ms pings.

On 8/12/09, Joe <joe at tmsusa.com> wrote:
> For what it's worth I've been seeing them too - I thought it was an
> oddity of our local network.
> Joe
> thorsten.erdmann at daimler.com wrote:
>> Hi
>> I use Hobbit to monitor about 700 systems. I get some mysterious
>> looking graphs with the CONN test and also the bbgen test itself.
>> It looks like two overlayed sawtooth curves. Any idea why the graphs
>> look so weird? I cannot believe these are the real response times.
>> Here are two demo pics:
>> http://www.trektech.de/test/hobbitgraph_conn.png
>> http://www.trektech.de/test/hobbitgraph_bbtest.png
>> BTW.: is there a way to speed up the connect test. It needs about
>> 35sec which is not critical but not very fast.
>> Thorsten Erdmann
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