Connection error

Lex Spoon lex at
Tue Mar 12 16:30:48 UTC 2002

"Andreas Kuckartz" <a.kuckartz at> wrote:
> I did a few additional experiments.
> It does not help (my system) to establish the dial-up connection after
> starting Squeak. It must be established before the VM is started.
> Even stranger is that Socket class>>ping: does not work correctly.
> Strangest is that
>    Socket pingPortsOn: ''
> answers
>    #('ftp' 'smtp' 'http')
> instead of
>    #('echo' 'ftp' 'smtp' 'http')

Well, port 7 on refuses connections, so this looks correct. 
Note that the utility called "ping" on many OS's, usually uses an
ICMP-based ping instead of making TCP connections.


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