Check network connectivity

Synopsis

  ping [--size <size>] [--timeout <timeout>] <host>

Examples

Check connectivity to www.ipxe.org

  iPXE> ping www.ipxe.org
  64 bytes from 212.13.204.60: seq=1
  64 bytes from 212.13.204.60: seq=2
  64 bytes from 212.13.204.60: seq=3

Check connectivity to default gateway

  ping ${netX/gateway}

Description

Check network connectivity to the specified host using ICMP ECHO (“ping”) packets of the specified payload size, sent every specified timeout interval (in milliseconds). If no payload size is explicitly specified, then the default size of 64 bytes will be used. If no timeout interval is explicitly specified, then the default timeout interval of one second will be used.

Command status

Success Not possible; this command does not terminate unless cancelled
Failure Command was cancelled, or a network problem occurred

See also

Build options

This command is available only when the build option PING_CMD is enabled.

 
cmd/ping.txt · Last modified: 2014/03/03 13:41 by mcb30
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