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steverod
2006-01-17, 22:10
I just got a SB3 and plugged it into my wireless network (Linksys WRT54GS router running the Sveasoft firmware). It works fabulously.

EXCEPT... my router reboots every night (this is intentional, because the WRT tends to get a bit flaky if it's been up for a while), which means that the DHCP lease is forgotten. In such cases, it seems unwilling to connect back to the network. Power-cycling the SB works, BUT... I have to walk through all of the networking setup stuff again.

Of course, it might be something else that causes the system to not want to reach the network or server. Power-cycling definitely does fix the problem, although it's a highly suboptimal solution.

Is there a way to force the SB to just get a new IP address (i.e., retry the DHCP request), and go from there?

Thanks,
Steve