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Anyone here use the TTCP program before?

I cant find any good documentation that explains the commands. I'm running it this way.

On the receiver:
ttcp -rs -l1024 -n10 -p4444


On the sender:
ttcp -ts -l1024 -n10 -p4444 dest_ip_here


Can anyone tell me what the -l switch and the -n switch do?  (in layman terms). I know it has something to do with packet length. Right?
Also, feel free to elaborate and give any pertinent info you think may help.
thanks
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yuzhCommented:
-l    length of bufs written to network (default 1024)
-n   number of bufs written to network (-s only, default 1024)

see http://sd.wareonearth.com/~phil/net/ttcp/ for more details.

also:
man ttcp



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dissolvedAuthor Commented:
so -l is the amount of data we're writing to the other machine? and -n is the amount of times we're writing the data?
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yuzhCommented:
-l is the amount of data we're writing to the network
-n  is the number of times the buffer will be transmitted.

Here's a better doc:
http://support.countryday.net/TTCP/Default.htm
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dissolvedAuthor Commented:
Thanks, just for clarifications sake:

-l is the amount of data we're writing to the network PER PACKET?

-n is the number of times this data is being sent?  I know you said the number of times the buffer will be transmitted. But is that the same thing as sending it? (since it will go in the sender's receive buffer anyway)?

Thanks man
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yuzhCommented:
yes.
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