A.50. Netkit-base

A.50.1. Contents

The Netkit-base package contains the inetd and ping programs.

A.50.2. Description

A.50.2.1. inetd

inetd is the mother of all daemons. It listens for connections, and transfers the call to the appropriate daemon.

A.50.2.2. ping

ping sends ICMP ECHO_REQUEST packets to a host and determines its response time.