dslreports logo
site
 
    All Forums Hot Topics Gallery
spc

spacer




how-to block ads


Search Topic:
uniqs
9
share rss forum feed


NetFixer
Freedom is NOT Free
Premium
join:2004-06-24
The Boro
Reviews:
·Cingular Wireless
·Comcast Business..
·Vonage
reply to fatmanskinny

Re: [Connectivity] Purchase your own modem = Comcast interfering

said by fatmanskinny:

Funny thing is I just rebooted the modem through the GUI interface and that T4 Timeout error disappeared and the modem is showing as being Operational instead of Offline.

I will continue to monitor it.

That screen that shows the modem as Offline with failed tests seems to be a firmware bug in the SB6121 that sometimes happens when there are problems with getting the upstream bonded channels fast enough to satisfy its timeout algorithms; and a software reboot usually makes it go away.

The couple of times I have seen that, the modem was actually on-line; it was just the display page that had not been updated properly.

FWIW, my SB6121 has been on-line for a month with no problems since the last reboot, and the only times it has ever disconnected was because of Comcast problems, or because I was shuffling equipment around and had to unplug it. Of course, lemons do get out the factory door, so YMMV.
--
A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.

When governments fear people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.