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Re: Strange ping bahaviour



On Tue, Apr 11, 2000 at 09:09:59PM +0200, Michael Meskes wrote:
> In other words, ping no longer sends out icmp type 8 but icmp type 0. AFAIK
> ECHO_REQUEST is 8, isn't it?

ECHO_REQUEST is 8, but ECHO_RESPONSE is 0. You need both for a ping to get
a response.

Cheers,
aj

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