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Old 11-06-2006, 06:38 PM   #1
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./configure script hangs at "checking for ICMP ping syntax..."l

checking for poll... yes
checking return type of socket size... int
checking for /proc/loadavg... found /proc/loadavg
checking for ps... /bin/ps
checking for ps syntax... /bin/ps axwo 'stat uid pid ppid vsz rss pcpu comm args
checking for ping... /bin/ping
checking for ping6... /bin/ping6
checking for ICMP ping syntax...
I am trying to install Nagios Plugins

It has been hung at "checking for ICMP ping syntax..." for the last 20 mins... i have tried it 3 times, but it always hangs there

i have tried all versions too they all get stuck at the same point, so it seems like an OS Issue

OS: Ubuntu
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Old 11-06-2006, 07:07 PM   #2
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Check this screenshot plz
This is /bin directory

ping and ping6 are highlighted in red
Do you know what that means?

My other Ubuntu PCs don't have that red highlight on ping and ping6.
Old 02-28-2007, 05:30 AM   #3
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./configure --with-ping-command=ping

It will solve your problem.
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Old 03-05-2007, 11:04 AM   #4
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the problem was that there was no ip on the interface.. i added the and it worked like a charm
thanks for your help
Old 11-12-2011, 10:27 AM   #5
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./configure --with-ping-command=ping

Worked like a charm. Thanks!


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