My internet keeps dropping out randomly, and the modem/switch (THOMSON TG585v7) does a reboot. This can be annoying, especially during online gaming (PC).
I have checked my log, and it seems to be doing a 'KERNEL Warm restart'.
(Then I watch the flashing lights for ~ two minutes). I am pretty sure at this point that it must be the modem/switch as my OLD D-Link DSL-302G (It is destroyed don't worry xD) never dropped out, but here are my line stats just in case:
Uptime:0 days, 0:19:50DSL Type:G.992.5 annex ABandwidth (Up/Down) [kbps/kbps]:1.199 / 12.925Data Transferred (Sent/Received) [kB/kB]:0,00 / 0,00Output Power (Up/Down) [dBm]:12,5 / 0,0Line Attenuation (Up/Down) [dB]:4,0 / 14,5SN Margin (Up/Down) [dB]:13,0 / 12,5Vendor ID (Local/Remote):TMMB / IKNSLoss of Framing (Local/Remote):0 / 0Loss of Signal (Local/Remote):0 / 0Loss of Power (Local/Remote):0 / 0Loss of Link (Remote):0Error Seconds (Local/Remote):0 / 0FEC Errors (Up/Down):0 / 0CRC Errors (Up/Down):0 / 0HEC Errors (Up/Down):0 / 0
Would a new telecom v8 modem/switch be any good? Any suggestions on new modems (would prefer all in ones as I don't know how duplexing doublenats PPPoblablabal is/works).
I don't want two many features, just a solid modem that can do wifi reasonably well, and a few Ethernet ports. Price is also important so while those Fritz!Boxes you guys rave about are nice, they are quite expensive, and switching to Snap is not really an option (silly .xtra.co.nz email address).