jd1008 at gmail.com
Thu May 26 14:47:12 UTC 2011
On 05/26/11 07:18, Tim wrote:
>>> I've had two modem routers go bad, I suspect they've been zapped up
>>> the phone line during thunderstorms.
>> This thing connects to the coax cable in the wall. The at&t
>> uverse system is on fiber-optic cable until it gets to the curb
>> by the development. From there it is on buried coax to homes.
> Doesn't meant it hasn't been zapped from another route (static inside
> the house, hotplugging equipment, poor anti-static precautions when the
> unit was built), or has simply failed.
But how can you explain that a power reset (without letting
it cool down), makes all three machine be able to communicate
and 20-30 minutes later, they cannot?
>>> I like to take modem/routers out of my networking. Everything in my
>>> LAN connects to a switch, and that has one ethernet cable leading to
>>> the modem router.
>> If our house were wired for cat5 or cat6 in every room,
>> I would agree. Since that is not the case, 2 machines have
>> to be wireless, except for win7, which is a desktop and on
>> that desk is the router.
> You don't have to use /their/ crappy thing for your wireless. You could
> use your own wireless access point within your LAN.
I tried. I attached my ow router to the att router.
And guess what, the latency is so horrible for EVERY
packet, that it makes it useless. It's as if heir router
firmware does not seem to like to receive NATed packets?
> I'm presuming you're persevering with using it because you're encumbered
> with it by your ISP. If you're stuck with it, and it is faulty, I'd be
> getting more snarky with the ISP about getting it swapped. Seeing as
> you're paying for it, one way or another.
I assure you I tried. They "analyze" the problem from remote
and say they cannot find any problem with the router.
If it were up to me I would get rid of them faster than light speed :)
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