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Re: [SLUG] One for the brains trust.
- To: rod@xxxxxxxxxxx, dstalker@xxxxxxxxxxxx, steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] One for the brains trust.
- From: "markt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <markt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat Dec 21 16:46:04 2002
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
Thanks for the suggestions folks!
The link is fine now.
I took the phone line out of the APC...
Yep. Wakko stuff maybe.
Mysteries are good. Problems are not.
This is both.
I am investigating a DSL option.
Though for the sake of completeness it would be good to find out what
My current theory is that the APC is introducing a line voltage drop
This would have the effect of provoking unpredictable behavior in the modem.
The testing of this would be enabled by dumping packets at the Telstra router.
I got close to the escalation for this to happen, then found a power
cycle of the modem cleared the effect temporarily.
Telstra understandably lost interest when this was found.
This theory is due to be shot down quickly soon when I see another 4
Also, I do not remember seeing power backup on the other link with
With the DSL modems, is there any recommendation for one that will
reset when there is a bona-fide line drop?
I have found some good looking power cyclers on the web. Most I've
found are serial line monitors though....
Telstra recommend that the modem line could be kept as a second route
in case of outage issues.
Fair comment I guess.
Merry pagan festival to all!