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Ralph Edington
2005-02-24, 12:49
wups I meant wrt54g not wrt45g of course

> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of Ralph
> Edington
> Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 11:38 AM
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] My NOT good wireless experience
>
>
>
> I would like to report my very recent bad wireless experience and ask a
> question...
>
> I just switched over from wired mode to wireless. I bought a
> Linksys WRT45G
> (v2.2, firmware 3.03.6) and used all the defaults. Using WEP
> 128-bit. DHCP
> addressing. Signal strength on the sbox a good 90%. No wireless
> phones in
> the house, and the microwave, when on, didn't seem to cause any problems.
>
> After a smooth hookup and looking like it was working fine, I immediately
> encountered the problem of spontaneous squeezebox reboots. I probably saw
> half-dozen reboots in the first two hours. I saw the problem where there
> were multiple back-to-back reboots, the reconnect countdown getting to 10
> before stopping and rebooting again.
>
> Bummer.
>
> I read a lot of old threads about this problem, but I didn't see any
> sure-fire solutions. Was there a consensus on the cause/solution of this
> reboot problem? One thread seemed to indicate that static IP addressing
> helped, but another reported that that didn't solve it.
>
> What's the final upshot on this problem?
>
> I've now set the router to B-only and static addressing in the
> meantime, and
> it seemed to help, but I haven't ran it for that many hours yet.
>
> Thanks,
>
> RE
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> > [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of Roy Owen
> > Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 4:45 AM
> > To: Slim Devices Discussion
> > Subject: [slim] Good wireless experience
> >
> >
> > I too would like to report a good experience with wireless SB. I have
> > 2 wireless SB's (mind you they are on their own WAP) and have no
> > interference from microwave or 'phone. In fact both of my WAP's are
> > on the default channel 6. I do not stream lossless but I do stream
> > mps with no additional compression. I can now play my mp3's or
> > internet radio anywhere in my house.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 19:08:29 -0700, Daryle A. Tilroe
> > <daryle (AT) micralyne (DOT) com> wrote:
> > > Paul_Colley (AT) mapinfo (DOT) com wrote:
> > >
> > > > I stream MP3, not lossless, which obviously greatly reduces
> > the bandwidth
> > > > requirements. The wireless performance of my Squeezebox
> > outperformed my
> > > > expectations.
> > >
> > > Yes, it should probably be clarified and emphasized to the
> > > newcomers and/or lurkers on the list that the debate over
> > > wireless performance and suitability applies only to streaming
> > > lossless PCM audio. If you stream (or convert and stream) MP3
> > > the SB has proven to be quite robust. Virtually flawless in
> > > my experience.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Daryle A. Tilroe
> > >