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GameJunkie
29-08-2010, 09:50 PM
trying to download a linux distro(ubuntu 10.04) via utorrent on my laptop.

but 3 times in the last hour or so i lose my internet connection.

i have reset the router/modem, restored to factory settings, reflashed the firmware but it keeps droping connection.



i'm gonna get one of these (http://pbtech.co.nz/index.php?item=MODNCM1065#) when i can afford it, but is there anything i can do to temporarily fix this in some way??

modem is a dlink 502T gen2 , router is a belkin wireless g

:pf1mob::thanks

pctek
30-08-2010, 10:17 AM
If the cause is the modem, then no.

GameJunkie
30-08-2010, 10:33 AM
time to start saving then

Chilling_Silence
30-08-2010, 04:26 PM
It's the router, dying under the load of torrents. Time for a new one:
http://www.c2s.co.nz/blog/?p=84

GameJunkie
30-08-2010, 05:23 PM
It's the router, dying under the load of torrents. Time for a new one:
http://www.c2s.co.nz/blog/?p=84

i can't remember how many times i've read that chill:lol:

it'll be a birthday present for myself :D

Robocop88
02-09-2010, 02:57 AM
[QUOTE=GameJunkie;944996]trying to download a linux distro(ubuntu 10.04) via utorrent on my laptop.

but 3 times in the last hour or so i lose my internet connection.

i have reset the router/modem, restored to factory settings, reflashed the firmware but it keeps droping connection.



i'm gonna get one of these (http://pbtech.co.nz/index.php?item=MODNCM1065#) when i can afford it, but is there anything i can do to temporarily fix this in some way??

modem is a dlink 502T gen2 , router is a belkin wireless g
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Hi there
Try connecting your computer straight into the DLink router via Ethernet cable.

Are you using any splitters before Jack in the wall? If so please remove it

So your connection should be Telephone Jack --> ADSL filter --> Computer.

Disconnect any other phones you have in the house to see if it makes any difference to your connection.

Try this first - if no Good ; prob. best to replace the DLink. Which ISP are you with? Most ISP's will give U a new router as long as U sign into a 12 month contract.

Cheers!

GameJunkie
02-09-2010, 08:53 AM
the dlink is just a modem which was originally supplied by telecom(ISP)

i dont think the router that telecom gives away now will be any better, but thanks

WarNox
02-09-2010, 09:50 AM
Why not just download it from their site? http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu/download

Agent_24
02-09-2010, 10:00 AM
My DSL-502T worked fine with Bittorrent, probably still does, but I'm using a Dynalink RTA-1320 now because it gets better connect rates.

GameJunkie
02-09-2010, 10:35 AM
torrents supposed to be faster aren't they?

anyways, finished downloading it and burnt to disc

cheers

Agent_24
02-09-2010, 10:40 AM
I download my Ubuntu ISOs from http://mirror.ihug.co.nz/ubuntu-releases/

Very fast and unlike Bittorrent you don't have to upload to anyone, so you use less data.