Yesterday I failed my driving test.

I’ve written an article about that, but it was deleted, so I’ll do so again and post it. Promise.

Today I did something useless.


na@sacrifice:~/tarball/mammothroute$ time sudo ./traceroute www.aquarionics.com
traceroute is sending mammoths to aquarionics.com (64.49.223.162), 30 journies max, 40 page letters
Mammoth with 1 steps to live sent to pyratic (10.0.0.10). It's died. Mammoth ran in 1.277 ms
Mammoth with 2 steps to live sent to anchor-du-16.access.demon.net (195.173.57.16). It's died. Mammoth ran in 153.561 ms
Mammoth with 3 steps to live sent to anchor-core-1-fxp3.router.demon.net (195.173.57.251). It's died. Mammoth ran in 147.219 ms
Mammoth with 4 steps to live sent to tele-backbone-1-ge022.router.demon.net (158.152.0.181). It's died. Mammoth ran in 146.739 ms
Mammoth with 5 steps to live sent to tele-border-1-165.router.demon.net (194.159.36.150). It's died. Mammoth ran in 227.599 ms
Mammoth with 6 steps to live sent to sl-gw10-lon-3-0.sprintlink.net (213.206.130.81). It's died. Mammoth ran in 146.590 ms
Mammoth with 7 steps to live sent to sl-bb21-lon-8-0.sprintlink.net (213.206.128.45). It's died. Mammoth ran in 139.635 ms
Mammoth with 8 steps to live sent to sl-bb20-msq-10-0.sprintlink.net (144.232.19.69). It's died. Mammoth ran in 219.573 ms
Mammoth with 9 steps to live sent to sl-bb21-msq-15-0.sprintlink.net (144.232.9.110). It's died. Mammoth ran in 219.324 ms
Mammoth with 10 steps to live sent to sl-bb22-rly-15-3.sprintlink.net (144.232.19.98). It's died. Mammoth ran in 226.335 ms
Mammoth with 11 steps to live sent to *
Mammoth with 12 steps to live sent to sl-bb20-atl-10-1.sprintlink.net (144.232.9.198). It's died. Mammoth ran in 235.700 ms
Mammoth with 13 steps to live sent to *
Mammoth with 14 steps to live sent to sl-gw37-fw-9-0.sprintlink.net (144.232.11.170). It's died. Mammoth ran in 246.643 ms
Mammoth with 15 steps to live sent to sl-racks-1-0.sprintlink.net (144.232.223.2). It's died. Mammoth ran in 249.489 ms
Mammoth with 16 steps to live sent to vl130.aggr1.sat.rackspace.com (64.39.2.33). It's died. Mammoth ran in 259.209 ms
Mammoth with 17 steps to live sent to kpq.caomhin.org (64.49.223.162). It's died. Mammoth ran in 269.139 ms
All Mammoths Dead. Sorry :-(
real 0m15.727s
user 0m0.020s
sys 0m0.000s

See? Fun

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