[ubuntu-uk] netbook wifi traffic disconnects all
ian.pettitt at bbsrc.ac.uk
Tue Jan 18 12:45:20 UTC 2011
On 17/01/11 22:56, John Stevenson wrote:
> My first guess it that your router is overheating. Next time you have a
> problem, very carefully check the temperature of you router - check the
> temperature on the router before you do any downloading, so you have
> something to compare when you have a problem.
I have a netgear router, on ASDL broadband and had exactly this problem.
I had it positioned flat on a bookshelf, under my DECT phone base
station. When uploading large numbers of files via ftp, or downloading
large files (e.g. iso files) it would drop connections to my other
Standing it vertically cured this problem, as it was able to keep
cooler. It does say in the manual not to put things on top of the
router, but who reads the manual (until something doesn't work)
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