[ubuntu-uk] netbook wifi traffic disconnects all

Steve Fisher xirconuk at gmail.com
Tue Jan 18 09:30:26 UTC 2011

I get exactly the same problems on Virgin, two words:

Traffic Shaping

Particularly bad on torrrents, nobody else can use the Internet.  I
normally set up cron jobs.



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On 18 Jan 2011, at 09:23, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:

> 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?
> Colin
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