I wonder what model/release your having issues with? Ive got a WRT54G
with over a 150day uptime. I would say maybe 2% of my users have UPS's
so every 10~14 days everything is reset. Maybe the craptastic power
out here is helping network stability with forced power cycling =-)

On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 1:35 PM, RickG <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Thats the first thing I do, update the firmware. Sometime it helps but
> usually not. The darn things just are flaky!
>
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 10:59 AM, Jeromie Reeves <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Have you been changing the firmware on them? The majority of the
>> problem with consumer routers is the software is built 'fast and
>> lose'. I find the WRT54G/GS units to work well once changed. Same for
>> the 150/160N. The next largest issue is that they skimp on the
>> hardware resources, the 310 has 32mb ram where most other units have
>> 16 or even as little as 8. That just is not enough with out a well
>> produced firmware.
>>
>> On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 5:54 PM, RickG <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> Consumer routers are going to be the death of me. I've tried almost
>>> all of them. Every year the off the shelf retailers take turn
>>> providing the better unit, or worst unit depending on how you look at
>>> it. As Travis said, consumers are not techies and can only handle a
>>> browser configurable router that doesnt cost over $100. To that end,
>>> you would think there would be a good unit that can do the simple job
>>> asked of it. So far, the winner this year is the Linksys WRT310N
>>> Wireless-N Gigabit Router. I've been installing them all year and so
>>> far no problems. BTW: The cheaper WRT54G series suck.
>>>
>>> -RickG
>>>
>>> On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 1:45 PM, Charles Wyble <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>> www.routerboard.com might have some useful items.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Travis Johnson wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm looking for a recommendation on an Ethernet router (two ports or
>>>>> more) that is somewhere in between a $50 Linksys and a $500 Cisco ASA.
>>>>> Something that will do some basic QoS would be nice. Any suggestions?
>>>>>
>>>>> thanks,
>>>>>
>>>>> Travis
>>>>> Microserv
>>>>>
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