ICMP Ping

Matthias Lang <>
Sat Feb 5 18:07:45 CET 2005


leo lencioni writes:

 > > > 1) Can erlang generate and send an ICMP Echo request?

klacke writes:
 > > An alternative could
 > > be to use the tun/tap driver found in jungerl, that could
 > > sureley be used to introduce raw IP packets on the network.
 > > To read the packet, you'd have to setup your routes i  such
 > > a way so that return packets find their way up to userspace.

A further alternative which may be of use is:

  http://www.snookles.com/erlang/edtk/edtk-1.0/examples/libnet/

it appears to have an example which sends ping packets.

mml



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