Island Internet

If you *get* the quoted output below, you’ll know how painful that is…

mobilus:~ epsi$ ping www.yahoo.com
PING www-real.wa1.b.yahoo.com (69.147.76.15): 56 data bytes
Request timeout for icmp_seq 0
64 bytes from 69.147.76.15: icmp_seq=0 ttl=48 time=1387.426 ms
Request timeout for icmp_seq 2
64 bytes from 69.147.76.15: icmp_seq=2 ttl=48 time=1123.254 ms
Request timeout for icmp_seq 4
64 bytes from 69.147.76.15: icmp_seq=4 ttl=48 time=1560.815 ms
Request timeout for icmp_seq 6
64 bytes from 69.147.76.15: icmp_seq=6 ttl=48 time=1180.633 ms
Request timeout for icmp_seq 8
64 bytes from 69.147.76.15: icmp_seq=8 ttl=48 time=1192.547 ms
Request timeout for icmp_seq 10
64 bytes from 69.147.76.15: icmp_seq=10 ttl=48 time=1289.257 ms
Request timeout for icmp_seq 12
64 bytes from 69.147.76.15: icmp_seq=12 ttl=48 time=1543.549 ms
Request timeout for icmp_seq 14
64 bytes from 69.147.76.15: icmp_seq=14 ttl=48 time=1692.484 ms
Request timeout for icmp_seq 16
64 bytes from 69.147.76.15: icmp_seq=16 ttl=48 time=1090.518 ms
Request timeout for icmp_seq 18
64 bytes from 69.147.76.15: icmp_seq=18 ttl=48 time=1684.687 ms
--- www-real.wa1.b.yahoo.com ping statistics ---
21 packets transmitted, 10 packets received, 52.4% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 1090.518/1374.517/1692.484/219.662 ms

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