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I have quite a lot of high delta times from receiving multicast. What does it mean in general? How did the delta time calculated?

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asked 02 Jan '13, 18:42

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The "delta time" is exactly whatever you originally created the column to be:

If you created the column it using Edit ! Preferences | Columns and selected "Delta Time", the time is the "Time delta from previous captured frame".

If you sort the frames by "No." the difference between the time for a frame and the time for the previous frame should be equal to the Delta Time.

A "high delta time" just means that at times frames were received at a low rate.

Again, if you sort by the "No." column and then look at one of the frames with a high delta time, you should see that the frame was received after not receiveing any frames for the "delta time" interval.

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answered 02 Jan '13, 19:56

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edited 02 Jan '13, 20:01

And be sure to pay attention to which delta time you choose. There are a few (self explanatory) so just pay attention.

(04 Jan '13, 07:38) hansangb
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