Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-04 Thread eje
-- From: Josh Luthman [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 5:15 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues Just a little side note here - when it comes to static IP addresses on the Xbox (or a reserved DHCP lease if you're

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-04 Thread Mike Hammett
Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues On the 3rd unit myself in about as many years. Don't know many Xbox users that not lost one due to the so called ring of death. The ones that haven't bought the fan kit right of the bat. The only good thing for myself is that each unit been a slight upgrade

Re: [WISPA] Xbox 360 issues

2008-12-04 Thread jeremyd
Maybe it's the placement of the device or just plain bad luck. I know problems have existed and I know people still have issues, but I know quite a large pool of avid gamers (unfortunately, that's ALL some of them do) and none have had to replace an XBox 360 (though a couple did replace the

Re: [WISPA] Xbox 360 issues

2008-12-04 Thread Josh Luthman
The warranty typically replaces the rrod boxes from what I hear. On 12/4/08, jeremyd [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Maybe it's the placement of the device or just plain bad luck. I know problems have existed and I know people still have issues, but I know quite a large pool of avid gamers

Re: [WISPA] Xbox 360 issues

2008-12-04 Thread RickG
My Radio shack has these fans on clearance ($12) now for some reason. I bought one for my wife's Christmas present (XBox). Shhh, dont tell her :) -RickG On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 9:48 AM, jeremyd [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Maybe it's the placement of the device or just plain bad luck. I know

Re: [WISPA] Xbox 360 issues

2008-12-04 Thread RickG
I understand the warranty was only 90 days but they have extended it to 1 year now. Of course, my luck it would fail after 366 days! -RickG On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 10:20 AM, Josh Luthman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The warranty typically replaces the rrod boxes from what I hear. On 12/4/08,

Re: [WISPA] Xbox 360 issues

2008-12-04 Thread Mike Hammett
PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 10:12 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Xbox 360 issues I understand the warranty was only 90 days but they have extended it to 1 year now. Of course, my luck it would fail after 366 days! -RickG On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 10

Re: [WISPA] Xbox 360 issues

2008-12-04 Thread Josh Luthman
Microsoft gets slammed a lot but my communication with them in regards to my xbox and service has been pretty good. I paid for a year of live service in January and lost my xbox in a car fire (iam8up.com/fiya) in February. They refunded the full amount. On 12/4/08, RickG [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [WISPA] Xbox 360 issues

2008-12-04 Thread 3-dB Networks
So does that constitute a heat problem :-) Daniel White 3-dB Networks -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Josh Luthman Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 9:20 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Xbox 360 issues Microsoft

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-03 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
, December 02, 2008 4:46 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues If uPNP is on, it should work as it's supposed to and the XBox requests the port forwarding from the router without manual intervention. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-03 Thread Mike Hammett
: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 8:24 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues upnp is a huge security whole I'm told. What port forwarding would be needed for a game system anyway? Is there something I should

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-03 Thread Matt
upnp is a huge security whole I'm told. What port forwarding would be needed for a game system anyway? Is there something I should be trying on the routers? Are all your custommers NAT'd or do you assign them public IP's? Matt

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-03 Thread Josh Luthman
My NAT customers work behind their own routers on the 360 and PS3. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 Those who don't understand UNIX are condemned to reinvent it, poorly. --- Henry Spencer On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 12:31 PM, Matt [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-03 Thread Chad Halsted
:24 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues upnp is a huge security whole I'm told. What port forwarding would be needed for a game system anyway? Is there something I should be trying on the routers? marlon - Original Message - From: Mike

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-03 Thread Josh Luthman
List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues upnp is a huge security whole I'm told. What port forwarding would be needed for a game system anyway? Is there something I should be trying on the routers? marlon - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-03 Thread Mike Hammett
To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues Just a little side note here - when it comes to static IP addresses on the Xbox (or a reserved DHCP lease if you're into simplicity and ease =) a lot of people return their Xboxes due to hardware failure and get new units

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-03 Thread Josh Luthman
: Josh Luthman [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 5:15 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues Just a little side note here - when it comes to static IP addresses on the Xbox (or a reserved DHCP lease if you're into simplicity

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Josh Luthman
The games on those consoles are hosted (network wise) by other players. The server for a 16 player game could very well be a person in Nowhere, ID with a 1/384 DSL connection. On 12/2/08, Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All, I've had calls from a number of xbox 360 customers

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Travis Johnson
Hey now Nowhere, ID is really close to me Josh Luthman wrote: The games on those consoles are hosted (network wise) by other players. The server for a 16 player game could very well be a person in Nowhere, ID with a 1/384 DSL connection. On 12/2/08, Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Wes James
out a bit. -Wes From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:04 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues Hey now Nowhere, ID is really close to me Josh Luthman wrote: The games on those

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Jeff Broadwick
Can you see it from there? ducking :-) _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:04 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues Hey now Nowhere, ID is really close to me Josh

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Josh Luthman
Broadwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can you see it from there? ducking :-) _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:04 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues Hey now Nowhere, ID

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 7:23 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues Xbox live service has been up and down since Black Friday. It is possible that the host machine is also causing problems, but my guess is that the million new subscribers over the weekend gave the service

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Mike Hammett
General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues I believe the Tuesday before or a week before that they launched a bew firmware for the console (100 megs or more IIRC) which could be related, but my stance has always faulted with lousy servers. It explains how it goes good

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Mike Hammett
@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues We've seen trouble for months out here. Even with customers on connections that run 1 to 2 megs. Heck, I've got customers that pull 8 megs both ways that are having trouble with xbox 360 games. - Original Message - From: Wes James [EMAIL

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Josh Luthman
://www.ics-il.com -- From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:25 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues We've seen trouble for months out here. Even with customers

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Mike Hammett
, 2008 11:06 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues I know Halo 2 and 3 does use the peers as gaming hosts. Can't say for other games. To my knowledge Halo is the dominate Xbox game. On 12/2/08, Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Problems with PC

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Josh Luthman
wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues I know Halo 2 and 3 does use the peers as gaming hosts. Can't say for other games. To my knowledge Halo is the dominate Xbox game. On 12/2/08, Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Problems with PC games? I believe the vast

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Matt
Call of Duty has to be another big one - those WW2 games have dominated the market for a while. Odd I can't find a ranking for Xbox live games. I am confident Halo and Call of Duty have the majority of games. I can't verify that Call of Duty does games p2p versus client-server, though.

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Josh Luthman
The few games I play I always hear everyone or no one lagging. Of course everyone says they're lagging when they're losing, so... Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 Those who don't understand UNIX are condemned to reinvent it, poorly.

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Mike Hammett
:36 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues Call of Duty has to be another big one - those WW2 games have dominated the market for a while. Odd I can't find a ranking for Xbox live games. I am confident Halo and Call of Duty have the majority of games

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Scottie Arnett
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can you see it from there? ducking :-) _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Travis Johnson Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:04 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues Hey now Nowhere, ID is really

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
to the problem. I just can't figure out what to test for. marlon - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 9:08 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues *nods* The Halo and Call of Duty series

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
02, 2008 11:36 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues Call of Duty has to be another big one - those WW2 games have dominated the market for a while. Odd I can't find a ranking for Xbox live games. I am confident Halo and Call of Duty have

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Mike Hammett
-- From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 5:51 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues What setting would that be? I've never changed the NAT settings in a router that I set up for a customer. marlon - Original

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Mike Hammett
-- From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 5:45 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues So, if the host of the game is on a bad connection that would screw up everyone? I've got people with 8 and 9 meg connections having

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Josh Luthman
- From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 10:32 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues Indeed. Make sure the NAT settings are correct so they have the best pick of people to connect with. - Mike Hammett

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
upnp? We ALWAYS turn that off. What do you do with it? - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 3:59 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues Usually uPNP takes care of it, but they need

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Mike Hammett
PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 6:23 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues upnp? We ALWAYS turn that off. What do you do with it? - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Dennis Burgess - LinkTechs
://www.ics-il.com -- From: Marlon K. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 6:23 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues upnp? We ALWAYS turn that off. What do you do

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Josh Luthman
. Schafer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 6:23 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues upnp? We ALWAYS turn that off. What do you do with it? - Original Message - From: Mike Hammett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General

Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues

2008-12-02 Thread Mike Hammett
Subject: Re: [WISPA] xbox 360 issues I believe what Dennis is saying is MT CPEs are EXCELLENT :) Arc are my favorite enclosures but Roottennas are good too, just short on looks. On 12/2/08, Dennis Burgess - LinkTechs [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: yeppers. MT all the way! :) Works great