Via Rail Internet

Almost useable

I’m currently on a VIA train heading home. Since Angelo bought the wifi service for the day and then just went to sleep, he let me use it. It’s almost useable (AJAX tends barf on it). It’s uplink is via satellite.

 hylarides:~ hylaride$ ping
 PING ( 56 data bytes
 64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=240 time=1031.102 ms
 64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=240 time=1131.279 ms
 64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=240 time=4449.298 ms
 64 bytes from icmp_seq=6 ttl=240 time=1692.930 ms
 64 bytes from icmp_seq=3 ttl=240 time=4730.675 ms
 64 bytes from icmp_seq=4 ttl=240 time=4203.077 ms
 64 bytes from icmp_seq=5 ttl=240 time=4004.036 ms
 64 bytes from icmp_seq=8 ttl=240 time=1236.735 ms
 64 bytes from icmp_seq=10 ttl=240 time=1667.189 ms
 --- ping statistics ---
 15 packets transmitted, 9 packets received, 40% packet loss
 round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 1031.102/2682.925/4730.675/1513.236 ms