from Warren Block and my previous message:
> > I now have a TPLink wireless router on order, scheduled to be delivered
> > today.
> > I get Internet access by directly connecting the Ethernet cable from
> > computer to cable modem, but this is only good for one computer at a time.
> > I was unable to connect with USB wireless adapter Hiro H50191, driver rsu,
> > though FreeBSD recognized this adapter.
> > I couldn't find any networks by scanning. Maybe that could be related to
> > wireless router gradually failing?
> That can happen. Sometimes, it's the cheap wall-wart AC adapter that
> fails. Sometimes the capacitors inside the router itself go bad.
> If you have moved equipment around, make certain the AC adapter
> plugged into the router is actually the right one for it. I once
> spent a couple of days "de-bricking" a Linksys that just would not
> work. It had a Linksys 9V AC adapter... that was actually from
> another Linksys unit. With a 12V adapter, it was fine.
I guess you had a power shortage before you used the 12V adapter.
I would use the adapter that comes with the router package.
I don't really want to try the wireless with a faulty router, might fail to
work when it would work with a good router.
Now the new TP-Link router has arrived, but I just opened the package.
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