How to determine on which hop your datagrams are being lost without the mtr utility

Sometimes you need to detect which host loses IP-packets being sent by you. It’s good when you can use the mtr utility, but what to do if you can’t install it?

Here’s a short and very simple script that could help you with that.

It traces the route to the destination and then run a bunch of simultaneous ping commands to all hosts found.

Also published to Gist.

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