Bug#406108: Bug#406114: d-i: having a tool like "ping"
Op 09-01-2007 om 15:49 schreef Claus Fischer:
> > On Tue, Jan 09, 2007 at 10:12:59AM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> > > No, it should not. Memory is valuable in the installer environment and
> > > having ping does not add anything. As Geert already explained, you can
> > > use wget instead for basic connection testing.
> Let me add some arguments:
> [ ... arguments ... ]
> That's why I think that a ping of the next router
> should be standard user-information of a network installer.
A network installer pre-requests a good working network.
If you need to debug a network environment,
than use a tool that is designed for debugging such situations,
such as a live CD tuned for it. (so not an installer )
Use #406108 for the altering MAC address
and #406114 for "I'm missing ping"