[ubuntu-uk] netbook wifi traffic disconnects all

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 18 09:22:19 UTC 2011

On 17 January 2011 22:38, andres <andresmp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been looking for this for some time but I think I'm not doing the
> right word search in google. I don't even know how to report it if it's
> a bug... might not even be an OS problem so sorry.
> I have an ubuntu netbook 10.04 acer aspire one zg5 (same as AO110 I
> think but with SSD).
>  I get yelled at because I am downloading files (podcasts, software,
> distros, ...) this for some reason disconnects my wifi but also all
> other kit that is connected to the router. Then my wifi recovers
> connection and slowly all the other stuff in the house gets connected
> (w7, itouch, internet radio). But if I continue downloading it will
> disconnect everything again. I've been able to see that this happens at
> when I reach a certain download speed.
> I use a netgear routher and my broadband is virgin.

When it fails have a look at the leds on the router.  Is the Internet
light still lit and is the ADSL light still lit?


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