aping.py

ahiliation:~$sudo ./aping.py -P i www.kernel.org

* Starting APing at: Sun Feb 7 05:45:32 2010 IST *
Sending ICMP Information request
./aping.py:132: DeprecationWarning: raising a string exception is deprecated
raise “timeout”
Halt reason: Retransmission exceeded after 3 probe(s)
Status:
– All is OK

++++++++++++++ statistics ++++++++++++++
Packets:
Total sent:3 | lost:3 | received:0
| lost:100.00% | received:0.00%
Timing:
rtt min:0.00 | aver:0.00 | max:0.00 ms
Total time elapsed: 00h: 00m: 08.006s

APing – sends multiple types of ICMP requests to network hosts (and many more)
http://directory.fsf.org/project/aping/