[smokeping-users] fping probes gives no graph output

Jon Bendtsen jbendtsen at laerdal.dk
Thu Nov 18 11:14:59 CET 2010

On 17/11/2010, at 21.51, Niko Tyni wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 09:57:42PM +0200, Niko Tyni wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 02:54:51PM +0100, Jon Bendtsen wrote:
>>> fping probes gives no graph output.
>>> I installed smokeping from debian lenny on a guru plug arm computer, but only my ssh and EchoPingHttp produces any graphs. There is nothing for all the fping ones, neither for normal ping package size or for 1024 bytes package size.
>>> When i start smokeping it does say:
>>> ### fping seems to report in 0.999996494430095 milliseconds (old version?) at /usr/share/perl5/smokeping/Smokeping/probes/FPing.pm line 71.
>> This is probably <http://bugs.debian.org/522583>. If fping is indeed
>> unusable on armel, I think this should be treated as a release critical
>> bug for Debian. I'll see what I can do to help.
> Looking closer, it might be something else after all. What does
> fping -C 1
> say on your system? Does fping appear to work otherwise?
> I assume you are running the 'armel' architecture rather than the
> discontinued 'arm' one?
> FWIW, both fping itself and the Smokeping fping probe do seem to work
> for me on a qemu emulated armel system.

dkplugbab9:~# uname -a
Linux dkplugbab9 2.6.32-00007-g56678ec #1 PREEMPT Mon Feb 8 03:49:55 PST 2010 armv5tel GNU/Linux

dkplugbab9:~# ping -C 1
ping: invalid option -- C
Usage: ping [-LRUbdfnqrvVaA] [-c count] [-i interval] [-w deadline]
            [-p pattern] [-s packetsize] [-t ttl] [-I interface or address]
            [-M mtu discovery hint] [-S sndbuf]
            [ -T timestamp option ] [ -Q tos ] [hop1 ...] destination

dkplugbab9:~# ping -c 1
PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.074 ms

--- ping statistics ---
1 packets transmitted, 1 received, 0% packet loss, time 0ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.074/0.074/0.074/0.000 ms


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