[CentOS] Inquiry:What is the equivalent of "ping -f -l" on the CentOS server?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 16:09:26 UTC 2009

Robert wrote:
> hadi motamedi wrote:
>> Sorry. It was just an example . I wanted to ask you for the equivalent 
>> of "ping -f -l" in its general format . Please help me.
> <snip>
> The equivalent of "man" is "man", therefore the equivalent of "man ping" 
> is "man ping". 

That works for ping, but hasn't been a good generalization since the gnu 
versions of things started updating only info pages.  So, for example, 
the equivalent of what you'd expect from "man tar" is "info tar".
$ man tar |wc -l
$ info tar 2>/dev/null |wc -l

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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