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On Sat, Apr 15, 2000 at 01:05:03PM +0530, Unix-Contractor, Wipro (CORP) wrote:
> to my surprise Linux is sending only 4 pkts & receiving 4 pkts, can some one
> explain me why this is happening ?
Is it that hard to guess ? Your -w timeout is happening sooner than the
5 ICMP responses.
> if any fix is available for this or is there any alternative is available?
Just increase -w
$ ping -c 5 -w 4 astra
PING astra.sharmas.org (192.168.1.12) from 192.168.1.1 : 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 192.168.1.12: icmp_seq=0 ttl=255 time=0.6 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.1.12: icmp_seq=1 ttl=255 time=0.6 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.1.12: icmp_seq=2 ttl=255 time=0.6 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.1.12: icmp_seq=3 ttl=255 time=0.6 ms
64 bytes from 192.168.1.12: icmp_seq=4 ttl=255 time=0.6 ms
--- astra.sharmas.org ping statistics ---
5 packets transmitted, 5 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max = 0.6/0.6/0.6 ms
> any suggestions & pointers will be appreciated.
If you have more questions, read the source. It's a single C file.