Crossover cable connection between 2 computers.
dotancohen at gmail.com
Sat Mar 14 10:31:04 UTC 2009
2009/3/14 Steven Vollom <stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net>:
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>> I am ashamed I have to say this, but how do I ping the other computer?
>> $ ping address.of.other.computer
>> However, if you do not have a network configured, then the other
>> computer doesn't even have an address yet.
> Hi Dotan,
> Long time without contact. I pasted your words into the shell. It just
> returned to my , steven at Yeshua:~$
No kidding. Please go back and read it carefully. Read it, don't copy
it. Now, why do you think that it didn't work?
> What happens if I have a connection? Does the audio make a pinging
> sound, do bells ring, flashing lights, pretty girls come on the screen,
> what? I am not connected though, am I.
You will get a list of response times from the host, like this:
$ ping google.com
PING google.com (18.104.22.168) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from google.com (22.214.171.124): icmp_seq=1 ttl=242 time=175 ms
64 bytes from google.com (126.96.36.199): icmp_seq=2 ttl=242 time=178 ms
64 bytes from google.com (188.8.131.52): icmp_seq=3 ttl=242 time=175 ms
You can stop them with Ctrl-C. Or, set your machine to only do two, like this:
$ ping -c 2 address.of.other.computer
Of course, pinging google like I did in the previous example won't
help you, you need to ping the address of the second computer.
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