-b Allow pinging a broadcast address.
I AM USING MANDRAKE 10.0
i need to the linux clients IP ADDRESS that are working now..
so i use this command but can not understant any more input....
[root@Simlab-node3 staff]# ping -b
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