[Wolves] Request: Advice on ADSL fault finding or can I borrow an ADSL router?

Ron Wellsted ron at wellsted.org.uk
Wed Mar 12 10:20:46 GMT 2008

On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 09:54:55AM +0000, Alex Willmer wrote:
> I'd like to borrow a router to try on by Tiscali line & see if it
> maintains the connection better than my Netgear DG834GT.
> I'm currently dealing with Tiscali support. The router is losing it's
> external IP 1-3 times a day. Nothing short of disconnecting and
> reconnecting the phone lead will cause it to renegotiate. This works
> most times, but without the physical disconnection it refuses to obtain
> an IP. 
> The problems started in February when Tiscali upgraded the line to 8
> Mbit. Given the large number of complaints with similar symptoms, I'm
> pretty certain the problem lies with Tiscali. 
> Does anybody have a spare ADSL router, that I could borrow to test my
> connection?
> Also does anyone have any advice on fault finding an ADSL connection?

Hi Alex,
I have a Zyxel 660H you can borrow for testing.  I will bring it

Ron Wellsted
ron at wellsted.org.uk http://www.wellsted.org.uk
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