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Re: basic ping diff with windows ping

Camaleón on 24/10/10 21:21, wrote:
On Sun, 24 Oct 2010 20:30:51 +0100, Adam Hardy wrote:

Camaleón on 24/10/10 19:50, wrote:
The "magic" is done when using "-I" flag.


traceroute -I mktgw1.ibllc.com
I played around with -I and -T and didn't get any better results, which
is why I thought it must be something else. Actually though I do get the
last hop with -I but I lose the IP addresses of several steps along the


Okay, okay... let's add more magic:

traceroute -I -n mktgw1.ibllc.com

No name resolve but all the hosts are there (and is very quick) :-)

Haha! You can guess what I'm going to ask next, I expect.

This is not in the docs which surprises me.

I want host name resolution, but if I don't get it, I want the IP address. It seems linux-ping can only give me a host name or stars, and if I want IP addresses, I can't have host name resolution.

Or am I wrong? Any more magic out there?

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