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Re: [SLE] connection test for network card
  • From: kai <kai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 06:59:11 -0700
  • Message-id: <200605200659.11766.kai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 20 May 2006 02:49 am, C. Brouerius van Nidek wrote:
> On Saturday 20 May 2006 09:08, kai wrote:
<snip>

> > yoda:/home/kai # tcpdump -c 10 -i eth1
> > tcpdump: verbose output suppressed, use -v or -vv for full protocol
> > decode listening on eth1, link-type EN10MB (Ethernet), capture size 96
> > bytes

> Dear kai,
> Found this an interesting command line and tried it at once out on my
> system. I do not get one line but following lines which make me wonder what
> they tell me. Could you shine some light in this flux of information?

I'm not very good at tcpdump, since I mostly play with ethereal and nmap these
days.

Basically, without the -c xx command, tcpdump will go on forever capturing
tcp/ip information. You can also save that to a file.

--
k

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