Ron Johnson schrieb:
On 09/25/08 07:01, Achim Stumpf wrote:
I have looked around, and I have found on the net that once arping
could ping mac addresses, but it turns out that it is not possible
anymore with newer version of arping.
Does anyone know a tool which is able to ping a mac address?
# arping 00:0D:60
arping: unknown host 00:0D:60
Works for me on Sid.
# arping -h
ARPing 2.08, by Thomas Habets <email@example.com>
# arping -R -c 5 00:1E:E5:7A:5E:07
On etch this does not work. Does anyone know what's the story with arping on etch?
Options on etch:
Usage: arping [-fqbDUAV] [-c count] [-w timeout] [-I device] [-s source] destination
-f : quit on first reply
-q : be quiet
-b : keep broadcasting, don't go unicast
-D : duplicate address detection mode
-U : Unsolicited ARP mode, update your neighbours
-A : ARP answer mode, update your neighbours
-V : print version and exit
-c count : how many packets to send
-w timeout : how long to wait for a reply
-I device : which ethernet device to use (eth0)
-s source : source ip address
destination : ask for what ip address
The destination is supposed to be an ip...
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