What I was trying to say is that it was the firmware that helped, not the 
hardware.

Mark Nash
UnwiredWest
78 Centennial Loop
Suite E
Eugene, OR 97401
541-998-5555
541-998-5599 fax
http://www.unwiredwest.com
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "RickG" <rgunder...@gmail.com>
To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2009 8:07 PM
Subject: Re: [WISPA] tower issue


>I have seen it occationally on this tower and others but this one is really
> bad. I'm planning on replacing the WRAP with a WAR or Mikrotik. Hopefully
> that helps.
>
> Thanks! -RickG
>
> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 10:51 PM, Mark Nash <markl...@uwol.net> wrote:
>
>> Rick, we have had a problem with a couple of StarOS APs where all the
>> associations stop passing data.  You reboot (maybe a couple times) and it
>> comes back as normal.  We originally thought it was a problem with the
>> hardware, then we replaced all the hardware (the site had original WAR4
>> with
>> SR9).  Then after we replaced it with a WAR4-WP188 board & brand new SR9,
>> the problem was still happeneing.
>>
>> We haven't had the problem in a few weeks now after upgrading to the 
>> latest
>> firmware (1.4.10b).
>>
>> Mark Nash
>> UnwiredWest
>> 78 Centennial Loop
>> Suite E
>> Eugene, OR 97401
>> 541-998-5555
>> 541-998-5599 fax
>> http://www.unwiredwest.com
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "RickG" <rgunder...@gmail.com>
>> To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
>> Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2009 7:23 PM
>> Subject: [WISPA] tower issue
>>
>>
>> > OK, here a good one! (aka, how I spent my weekend in a blizzard!)
>> >
>> > One of my towers has a single WARP/StarOS connected to a 5GHz grid for
>> > backhaul and a 15dBi omni for the local connections.
>> > On Saturday, after making some small changes, I rebooted it and it 
>> > would
>> > not
>> > allow me to connect via wireless any longer - or my customers :(
>> > So, I go to the tower, connect up via ethernet and everything is a 
>> > usual
>> > but
>> > I see all associations but only a few client have ip addresses. I can
>> ping
>> > the few clients but the packet loss is huge 80-90%. I then reload my
>> > backup
>> > but still get the same thing. I try changing channels, but still the
>> same.
>> > I
>> > then systematically begin replacing parts starting with the radio card.
>> > Eventually, I replaced EVERYTHING but still have the problem. One note:
>> > occasionally, twice of maybe three times, after a reboot, all came back
>> > normal. The third time, I left well enough alone for now but of course,
>> > you
>> > know what will happen the next time I reboot.
>> >
>> > Any ideas???
>> >
>> > -RickG
>> >
>> >
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