What is the
-w (deadline) flag in
ping for? I cannot find a description of it in the
ping man page; only for
-W, which takes seconds as a parameter. What is the difference between them, and how can I set a ping timeout (if host is not responding) to 200ms?
As for how to set an individual ping timeout of 200ms, I don't believe this can be done with
My manpage (Fedora 18, iputils-20121221-1.fc18) says