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# 143763 26-Apr-2014 11:01
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Frizbox firmware 6.06 now showing, is it safe / worth while to install ?


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  # 1031482 26-Apr-2014 11:11
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check what it updates and decide if you need them.  Here are the general updates if you want more details then read the Faq on them

 

     

  • Security: removes possibility for unauthorized access to FRITZ!Box. Please check for important information here: http://www.avm.de/en/Sicherheit
  • New with FRITZ!OS 6:
  • Wireless LAN Guest Access new as "private hotspot"
  • Ready for vectoring
  • Parental control with shared budget for multiple devices
  • Improved and expanded push services with automatic email notifications
  • New MyFRITZ! access to answering machine, Smart Home and FRITZ!NAS for mobile devices
  • Smart Home functionality now even more convenient and with more information
  • FRITZ!Fon with media player and much more
  • Easier VPN setup, optimized for iOS tablets and smartphones




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  # 1031509 26-Apr-2014 12:03
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I just updated to 6.06, seems fine!

 
 
 
 


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  # 1031510 26-Apr-2014 12:04
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Upgraded yesterday. UFB 100/50 connection with Snap VOIP. Everything working fine.




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  # 1031511 26-Apr-2014 12:12
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vexxxboy: check what it updates and decide if you need them.  Here are the general updates if you want more details then read the Faq on them

 

     

  • Security: removes possibility for unauthorized access to FRITZ!Box. Please check for important information here: http://www.avm.de/en/Sicherheit
  • New with FRITZ!OS 6:
  • Wireless LAN Guest Access new as "private hotspot"
  • Ready for vectoring
  • Parental control with shared budget for multiple devices
  • Improved and expanded push services with automatic email notifications
  • New MyFRITZ! access to answering machine, Smart Home and FRITZ!NAS for mobile devices
  • Smart Home functionality now even more convenient and with more information
  • FRITZ!Fon with media player and much more
  • Easier VPN setup, optimized for iOS tablets and smartphones


Those are general V6 updates.
The specific changes from 6.03 to 6.06 are:

 

New with FRITZ!OS 6.06:

 

-DSL: fixes a problem, that could cause certain line cards to crash when changing settings in the FRITZ!Box

 

-DSL: fixes a problem with bandplan 997

 

-system: general stability improved

ftp://ftp.avm.de/fritz.box/fritzbox.fon_wlan_7390/firmware/english/info.txt

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  # 1031522 26-Apr-2014 12:44
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That bandplan 997 fix might be good for VDSL users as "New Zealand is currently the only country which uses the 997 VDSL band plan"

http://www.tcf.org.nz/content/576773bf-4406-4a4f-8796-f217148d3201.html




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  # 1031630 26-Apr-2014 16:09
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OK, Updates from 5.51 to 6.06 and everything is working fine.

This was the first update that was seen by the "update firmware" within the fritzbox , so all is good.

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  # 1031632 26-Apr-2014 16:13
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I have confirmed that it fixes the issue with card lockups on certain cabinets.

I have a 7340.

I have posted the notice on the VDSL Performance thread.

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=90&topicid=105744&page_no=220#1031631




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  # 1031879 27-Apr-2014 08:41
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So I'm ok to upgrade from 84.05.51 to 84.06.06? Like sir963 it's the first update that's appeared for me. There were problems with earlier updates, I hear. Does the upgrade preserve all your settings?



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  # 1031910 27-Apr-2014 10:11
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timmmay: So I'm ok to upgrade from 84.05.51 to 84.06.06? Like sir963 it's the first update that's appeared for me. There were problems with earlier updates, I hear. Does the upgrade preserve all your settings?


You can back up your settings and reimport them, or print them out as another backup

HOWEVER, the 6.06 update worked flawlessly for me

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  # 1031945 27-Apr-2014 11:48
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Thank you sir :)

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  # 1032079 27-Apr-2014 15:27
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sir1963:
timmmay: So I'm ok to upgrade from 84.05.51 to 84.06.06? Like sir963 it's the first update that's appeared for me. There were problems with earlier updates, I hear. Does the upgrade preserve all your settings?


You can back up your settings and reimport them, or print them out as another backup

HOWEVER, the 6.06 update worked flawlessly for me


Worked fine for me, too. VDSL. Haven't had a chance to look at it other than just carrying on using it as usual.

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  # 1032489 28-Apr-2014 11:45
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Since I updated to FRITZ!OS 06.06 on my Fritzbox 7390 I've noticed significantly degraded internet performance . For example Youtube videos start playing but then stop usually after about 20 seconds. I can't even log into my gmail as it halts partway through loading every time.
I'm on a UFB 30/10 plan and Speedtest results look ok - upstream 27.39mbps , downstream 9.68mbps and 3ms ping.
Anyone got any ideas about what settings might fix this?

UPDATE: I had to disable IPV6. That fixed the problem.

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  # 1032531 28-Apr-2014 13:02
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Bannor: Since I updated to FRITZ!OS 06.06 on my Fritzbox 7390 I've noticed significantly degraded internet performance . For example Youtube videos start playing but then stop usually after about 20 seconds. I can't even log into my gmail as it halts partway through loading every time.
I'm on a UFB 30/10 plan and Speedtest results look ok - upstream 27.39mbps , downstream 9.68mbps and 3ms ping.
Anyone got any ideas about what settings might fix this?

UPDATE: I had to disable IPV6. That fixed the problem.


Unfortunately I had the same problem as you, but disabling IPv6 did fix it.
I wonder if this was a coincidence? some general network issues?

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  # 1032655 28-Apr-2014 16:03
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Snap! Has been having issues with IPv6 if I recall correctly, so they recommend that you disable it if you are having problems.




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  # 1032661 28-Apr-2014 16:15
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cant say i have a single IPv6 issue myself.

6.06 does seem to be another mixed results firmware unfortunately.  




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