Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


Foiler

220 posts

Master Geek


#248036 8-Mar-2019 08:57
Send private message

A newly provisioned VDSL service using a Draytek 2762 router is unstable, resetting every 20 min or so (15 min minimum, about 1 hr max), 24 hours a day.

 

Swapped the router out for a Huawei HG-630B overnight and this sync'd up much more quickly, and didn't drop at all overnight.

 

There is no filter or splitter, but the line is dedicated to the router. There are no analog phones or faxes. There is an alarm but this is internet based and the alarm people promise that the only connection is the LAN, nothing on the phone line.

 

Speed reported by the router is very good 116M/29M - haven't done a speed test but it feels very snappy when connected.

 

The Draytek reports a Running Mode: 17A .. is it possible that the Huawei is connecting in a different and more stable mode?

 

Any thoughts appreciated, as I suspect this is more likely a configuration issue than a faulty router.

 

 


Create new topic
chevrolux
4962 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  #2193377 8-Mar-2019 09:01
Send private message

Sounds like you might be on a vectored line.

 

Have you updated the Draytek's firmware to the latest version?


 
 
 

GoodSync. Easily back up and sync your files with GoodSync. Simple and secure file backup and synchronisation software will ensure that your files are never lost (affiliate link).
Foiler

220 posts

Master Geek


  #2193383 8-Mar-2019 09:06
Send private message

yes Vectoring is active .. firmware is one point off the latest, it is a new router


hio77
'That VDSL Cat'
12999 posts

Uber Geek

ID Verified
Trusted
Voyager
Subscriber

  #2193455 8-Mar-2019 10:29
Send private message

Double check firmware, this is absolutely an incompatable modem issue on a vectored line.

 

 

 

i recall you previously having issues with drayteks on lines too?





#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.

 

 




Foiler

220 posts

Master Geek


  #2194117 9-Mar-2019 08:47
Send private message

Many thanks for the helpful advice .. bang on the money .. a firmware change to the router seems to have solved this one.

 

 


Create new topic





News and reviews »

One New Zealand Extends 3G Switch-off Date
Posted 11-Apr-2024 08:56


Amazon Echo Hub Review
Posted 10-Apr-2024 18:57


Epson Launches New Versatile A4 Desktop Scanners
Posted 10-Apr-2024 15:31


Motorola Mobility Launches New Android Phones in New Zealand
Posted 10-Apr-2024 14:59


Logitech G Unveils the PRO X 60 Gaming Keyboard
Posted 9-Apr-2024 19:01


Logitech Unveils Signature Slim Keyboard and Combo
Posted 9-Apr-2024 13:33


ExpressVPN Launches Aircove Go Portable Router With Built-in VPN
Posted 26-Mar-2024 21:25


Shure MoveMic Review
Posted 25-Mar-2024 12:47


reMarkable 2 Launches at JB Hi-Fi New Zealand
Posted 20-Mar-2024 08:36


Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra review
Posted 19-Mar-2024 11:37


Google Nest Wifi Pro Review
Posted 16-Mar-2024 11:28


Samsung Galaxy A55 5G and Galaxy A35 5G
Posted 12-Mar-2024 12:41


Cricut EasyPress Mini Zen Blue launches at Spotlight New Zealand
Posted 12-Mar-2024 12:32


Logitech Introduces MX Brio Webcam
Posted 12-Mar-2024 12:24


HP Unveils Broadest Consumer Portfolio of AI-Enhanced Laptops
Posted 3-Mar-2024 18:09









Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.