What does the mdev statistic in ping tells?

What does the mdev statistic in ping tells?

Post by Carl » Fri, 29 Aug 2003 21:23:11



When you do a ping, what does the mdev statistic means?
 rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 2.052/2.595/3.139/0.545 ms
Thanks
 
 
 

What does the mdev statistic in ping tells?

Post by Eric L » Fri, 05 Sep 2003 10:49:45



> When you do a ping, what does the mdev statistic means?
>  rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 2.052/2.595/3.139/0.545 ms
> Thanks

I have the same question, too. Still haven't found any answer online
yet. -- eric lam.

 
 
 

What does the mdev statistic in ping tells?

Post by Clifford Kit » Thu, 04 Sep 2003 21:19:05





>> When you do a ping, what does the mdev statistic means?  >  rtt
>min/avg/max/mdev = 2.052/2.595/3.139/0.545 ms > Thanks
> I have the same question, too. Still haven't found any answer online
> yet. -- eric lam.

I don't *know* either, but I'd suspect it is either mean deviation,
sum(|rtt(i) - avg|)/n for i=1,n
where n is the number of rtts, or median deviation.

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