[ILUG] Traceroute giving request timeout on Fedora Core3
snowbat at oceanfree.net
Sat Feb 18 04:29:46 GMT 2006
On Thursday 16 February 2006 15:43, Anil Kamath wrote:
> On 2/16/06, John Reilly <jr at inconspicuous.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 18:55 +0530, Anil Kamath wrote:
> > > I am unable to use traceroute on fedora core3 I am using vmware ws 4
> > > the
> > >
> > > tracert works fine on winxp sp2 but on fedora it just goes thru the
> > first
> > > hop and later gives a request timeout.
> > Is that fedora inside of vmware running on the XP box? or are both
> > fedora & winxp running in VMs?
> > Anyway, keep in mind that traceroute and tracert are not exactly the
> > same. tracert send icmp echo packets whereas traceroute uses udp.
> > You could also try mtr or xmtr on fedora which uses icmp echo.
> thanks john the mtr worked fine.
> but can the normal traceroute progam be put to use . any flags which i must
> have missed ?
Use traceroute -I to trace using ICMP.
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