Boulderguy wrote: > No chromecast or android anything. There's a Roku that's rarely used. > > Switched 2.4ghz to a fixed ch 6 & updated router firmware. We'll see > what that does. > > Thanks for the ideas so far.
I got this information from an AT&T Tech. I have AT&T Uverse with one of their DSL Modem WiFi Routers (yep, the all in one type that includes 4 enet jacks). I also have a SB Classic 3, a SB Radio, SqueezePlay (software SB) on my Win10 desktop, and I have a RPi that runs my LMS and SqueezeLite. So, four playing "devices" that can become more if I enable Play mode on my Android SB controller app. When I first set all this up with the SB Classic and LMS on a Linux desktop years ago, I used WiFi on the SB Classic with an enet cable to the LMS desktop. But I had odd network behavior, like what you report. When I signed up for Uverse CableTV and the AT&T guy came to do the install I took the opportunity to explain this odd behavior. He said it's the AT&T Uverse modem!! For reasons he did not understand, the router software would terminate the DHCP lease for the SB Classic but not renew it, no matter what one tried to do. It wasn't WiFi signal, or anything like that (channel, signal strength, noise). The only solution was to power cycle the router. Gah! That basically resets the entire DHCP lease cycling. Needless to say, as you confirm in your post, that is a right PITA. I went out and bought a 30-foot enet cable and ran it around the room to the SB Classic. Situation improved a lot. When I set up the RPi to be my LMS, I ran a 2nd enet cable for it, not trusting the WiFi DHCP situation. I'm pretty stable with networking now, though occasionally I'll get the pesky "rebuffering" notice for streams and, sometimes, even "local" music on my NAS. But that happens rarely these days. Not saying this is true for you, but here's info on my particular AT&T Uverse DSL router: System Information Manufacturer Pace Plc Model 3801HGV Serial Number 401119032881 Hardware Version 000778-004 Software Version 220.127.116.11-enh.tm DSL Modem 8.4.D ------------------------------------------------------------------------ gstalnaker's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=63504 View this thread: http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=108745 _______________________________________________ Squeezecenter mailing list Squeezecenter@lists.slimdevices.com http://lists.slimdevices.com/mailman/listinfo/squeezecenter