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Re: [SLE] SuSE/Linux Ping vs DOS Ping
  • From: Chadley Wilson <chadley@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2005 13:46:07 +0200
  • Message-id: <1133523967.5985.12.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2005-12-01 at 17:28 -0800, Joseph Loo wrote:
> Some of the newer nic has autosense for the cable. Perhaps your windows
> machine has the autosense cable. Try a standard cable.
>
> David McMillan wrote:
> > Jerry Feldman wrote:
> >
> >> When Linux pings another host, it sends out the ICMP message and
> >> waits for a response. After some time it should time out. Check the
> >> default route.
> >
> > No route. Just a crossover Cat5.
> >
> >> Here are some steps you should look at:
> >> 1. Make sure your cables are correct.
> >
> > Used the same cable for the Windows and SuSE boxes.
> >
> >> 2. run netstat -nr on your system. You should have a route to the
> >> subnet and a default route. Are you using DHCP or a static IP
> >> address? netstat should look sim,ilar to this.
> >
> > Static IP. No routes, but I'll try netstat on it anyway next
> > chance I get.
> >
> >> 3. Are you using a name or an IP address to ping the equipment?
> >
> > IP. The industrial box doesn't support named access, as far as I
> > know.
> >
> >
>
> --
> Joseph Loo
> jloo@xxxxxxx
>
>

Just a comment, in linux it will automatically resolve the ip, in
windows yo have run a ping -a

Linux has a better ping... :)


Chadley




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