Audio Ping Feedback.

Step back a few years … I’ve often thought when I’m under a desk somewhere jiggling wires, is that some kind of audio feedback on ping would be useful: your server isn’t responding, but when you re-seat the ethernet connector it comes back online; you have a messy, unlabeled switch to work through, so you unplug wires until the audio feedback stops, and you’ve located your machine. That kind of thing.

I’ve occasionally looked around the internet for such a tool and uncovered a couple of scripts and tools which don’t quite work. I’ve even thought of writing my own script, but never quite got around to it.

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