Section: Linux System Administration (1)
Updated: Jan 22 2002
l2ping - Send L2CAP echo request and receive answer
L2ping sends a L2CAP echo request to the Bluetooth MAC address
given in dotted hex notation.
- -i <hciX>
The command is applied to device
, which must be the name of an installed Bluetooth device (X = 0, 1, 2, ...)
If not specified, the command will be sent to the first available Bluetooth
- -s size
of the data packets to be sent.
- -c count
number of packets then exit.
- -t timeout
seconds for the response.
- -d delay
seconds between pings.
Kind of flood ping. Use with care! It reduces the delay time between packets
Reverse ping (gnip?). Send echo response instead of echo request.
Verify response payload is identical to request payload. It is not required for
remote stacks to return the request payload, but most stacks do (including
The Bluetooth MAC address to be pinged in dotted hex notation like
Written by Maxim Krasnyansky <firstname.lastname@example.org
> and Marcel Holtmann <email@example.com
man page by Nils Faerber <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Adam Laurie <email@example.com>.