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2.4 Efficient 4100 modem
However, the Wayback Machine DOES have a copy of the information. It may take a while, but you'll eventually be able to download the firmware at:
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This version contains fixes for AOL for Broadband 9.0, DSL power-off enhancements, a fix for restoring the memory in the modem, multiple fixes to the statistics web page, enhancements to DHCP, and a security fix.
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Note:This information also applies to the 5100b DSL modem. The 5100b and the 4100/4100b modems look different but the operation of all are identical.
Whenever the modem is first turned on it performs a Power On Self Test, 4 of the lights will glow green for about 10 seconds.
•The Ethernet light will glow steady green when the modem detects a successful link to a computer or router ethernet port.
•The DSL light indicates the status of ADSL sync. When the modem is synchronized with the ADSL line card at the other end of the circuit/loop. The DSL light will be steady green. It may take up to 70 seconds for the modem to synchronize. When the DSL light is flashing red the modem cannot detect a ADSL sync signal, if its flashing green the modem is trying to synchronize.
•The Internet light will glow steady green when a successful PPPoE session is initiated by the modem. It will flash green while initiating a PPPoE session, flash red on failure. Unlit when modem has given up or isn't configured to initiate the PPPoE session
•The Activity light glows when the modem is sending and/or receiving data on the lan and wan. It will vary between very slow to fast flashing and steady green to indicate lan/wan traffic.
The table below is a key for the lights on the front panel of the SpeedStream 5100b and 4100 DSL modem after the initial power up.
PPPoE Username Password Page
Connection Information Page
PPP Location Page
Connection Configuration Page
Modem Log Page
Check Connection Page
Technician Readout Page
Top of modem
Rear of modem
Bottom of modem
Bottom of 4100b modem
Modem Power Supply