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Re: [alpine-devel] ping: ping is not a valid applet

From: Isaac Dunham <>
Date: Sun, 8 May 2016 13:07:58 -0700

On Sun, May 08, 2016 at 01:36:17PM -0300, Alba Pompeo wrote:
> I'm on edge and receive this message when trying to ping an IP.
> ping: ping is not a valid applet
> Is there a fix?
> Thanks.
> Ciao.

This is an issue I mentioned previously, where bbsuid no longer recognizes
ping as a valid command, but the symlink has not been updated to point to

rm -f /bin/ping && /bin/busybox --install -s

See attached patch.

The sysctl settings shown are disabled/netdev (gid=28) only/everyone.

Isaac Dunham

Received on Sun May 08 2016 - 13:07:58 UTC