royalblues Sun, 02/15/2009 - 23:36
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USe the break sequence cntl+shft+6 (all together) then x


bagvanliju Sun, 02/15/2009 - 23:40
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Hi Narayan,

Even i have experianced the same.if continous ping has given it had stopped with --->cntl+shft+6 (all together) then x ,

but in the case of traceroute .....many times we have to wait till the 30th hop


royalblues Sun, 02/15/2009 - 23:46
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For me it works always.. Actually you dont even need to press x after the combined sequence


Type escape sequence to abort.

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cyptic Mon, 02/16/2009 - 00:24
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This is the strange way of doing it.

hold: ctrl+shift+6

release and press x.

milan.kulik Mon, 02/16/2009 - 01:04
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x is not necessary, sometimes even not good to use (while connected to from one router another router via a Telnet session and running traceroute there, it would just return to the first router session).

But ctrl+shift+6

pressed several times might help.



Richard Burts Mon, 02/16/2009 - 07:06
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In my experience the X is not needed and as Milan points out is sometimes disruptive. I find that frequently I must repeat the key stroke sequence several times to stop a traceroute, but I find that the keystroke sequence of CTRL + shift + 6 is effective in stopping traceroute (or extended ping).



pkurdziel Tue, 02/17/2009 - 18:28
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Sometimes you need to hit the X twice.

hold: ctrl+shift+6

release and press x x


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