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router [2016/04/25 16:52]
iwilcox [Remaining issues] Public stats done
router [2016/04/26 20:33] (current)
iwilcox [Troubleshooting] Example reasons to suspect the router itself
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     * you'll know you picked the wrong cable if the lights stay on while it's unplugged     * you'll know you picked the wrong cable if the lights stay on while it's unplugged
  
-If that doesn't restore wired/''​hackspace''​ 'net access and you have good reason to suspect the router, there are two things to try:+After two or three minutes, if that hasn't restore wired/''​hackspace''​ 'net access and you have good reason to suspect the router ​itself has hung (e.g. you can't see/get on ''​hackspace''​ at all, or you can get on but the router won't give you its [[https://​192.168.0.1/​ |web page]]), there are two things to try:
   * You can **cleanly** reboot the router (safer than power-cycling) by holding down its top left (restart) button for a long time (15+ seconds). ​ Let go when the strip light starts blinking.   * You can **cleanly** reboot the router (safer than power-cycling) by holding down its top left (restart) button for a long time (15+ seconds). ​ Let go when the strip light starts blinking.
   * As a last resort, you can replace the BT router with the older, D-Link DIR-615 one.  **This will break dynamic DNS, anyonein updates, statistics and diagnostic logging, and may throw some more fragile clients off the network entirely.**   * As a last resort, you can replace the BT router with the older, D-Link DIR-615 one.  **This will break dynamic DNS, anyonein updates, statistics and diagnostic logging, and may throw some more fragile clients off the network entirely.**
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