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Albirt
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What does "socket error" mean

On Home Hub 2 Event Log, what does "socket error" mean ?

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john46
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Re: What does "socket error" mean

Hi could you post the complete error message as there are many possible socket errors as you will find if you do a google search
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Albirt
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Re: What does "socket error" mean

These are error messages I get.

 

Jan 30 13:12:58 2012(339855.360000) Socket error
Jan 30 08:35:29 2012(323285.580000) Socket error
Jan 29 12:37:02 2012(251460.790000) Socket error

 

 

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Keith_Beddoe
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Re: What does "socket error" mean


Albirt wrote:

These are error messages I get.

 

Jan 30 13:12:58 2012 (339855.360000) Socket error
Jan 30 08:35:29 2012 (323285.580000) Socket error
Jan 29 12:37:02 2012 (251460.790000) Socket error

 

 



It just means that a TCP connection failed. Nothing to worry about, it can be caused by many things.

 

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Albirt
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Re: What does "socket error" mean

Thanks for quick reply.

 

TCP ??

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Keith_Beddoe
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Re: What does "socket error" mean


Albirt wrote:

Thanks for quick reply.

 

TCP ??


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transmission_Control_Protocol

 

Read it, and you will be asked questions on it later :smileywink:

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deltaflyer
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Re: What does "socket error" mean

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transmission control protocol http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transmission_Control_Protocol      

 

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