Provided by: inetutils-ping_1.9.4-11_amd64 bug


     ping6 — send ICMP6 ECHO_REQUEST packets to network hosts


     ping6 [option ...] host ...


     Send ICMP6 ECHO_REQUEST packets to network hosts and report the replies received.


     -c, --count total
             Stop after sending the total number of packets.

     -i, --interval pause
             Wait for pause seconds between sending each packet.

     -w, --timeout end
             Stop after end seconds.

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

     --hoplimit limit

     --ttl limit
             Set the maximum allowed number of hops to limit.

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

     -T, --tos class
             Set the traffic class.

     -f, --flood
             Flood ping (root only).

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

     -p, --pattern pattern
             Fill ICMP6 packets with the given pattern (hex).

     -s, --size octets
             Send the number of data octets in each packet.

     -v, --verbose
             Verbose output.

     -q, --quiet
             Quiet output.

     -d, --debug
             Set the SO_DEBUG option.

     -?, --help
             Give this help list.

             Give a short usage message.

     -V, --version
             Print program version.

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