"Destination Host Unreachable": ICMP echo-request waits for a long time to get replies (Doc ID 2027562.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Once started an ICMP echo-request (ping) test, "Destination Host Unreachable" was reported at first a few sequential IDs, then Destination Host is reachable and it never prompts error "Destination Host Unreachable" again.

 

Cause

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