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       ping6 - Packets to network hosts


       ping6 [OPTION...] HOST ...


       Send ICMP ECHO_REQUEST packets to network hosts.

   Options valid for all request types:
       -c, --count=NUMBER
              Stop after sending NUMBER packets.

       -d, --debug
              Set the SO_DEBUG option.

              Specify N as hop-limit.

       -i, --interval=NUMBER
              Wait NUMBER seconds between sending each packet.

       -n, --numeric
              Do not resolve host addresses.

       -r, --ignore-routing
              Send directly to a host on an attached network.

              Synonym for --hoplimit.

       -T, --tos=N
              Set traffic class to N.

       -v, --verbose
              Verbose output.

       -w, --timeout=N
              Stop after N seconds.

   Options valid for --echo requests:
       -f, --flood
              Flood ping (root only).

       -l, --preload=NUMBER
              Send NUMBER packets as fast as possible before falling into normal mode of behavior
              (root only).

       -p, --pattern=PATTERN
              Fill ICMP packet with given pattern (hex).

       -q, --quiet
              Quiet output.

       -s, --size=NUMBER
              Send NUMBER data octets.

       -?, --help
              Give this help list.

              give a short usage message.

       -V, --version
              Print program version.

       Options marked with (root only) are available only to superuser.