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Message 31 of 120

Re: New customer - tearing hair out with disconnects!


@vaderag wrote:

@licquorice wrote:

Just a side point - was reading the unlocking page and it says re. the modem:

"

  • There are various cabling options. In the standard setting, the home
    router continues to be connected to the LAN1 socket on the Huawei for
    'fast bridging'. A second cable from the home router plugs into LAN2 on
    the Huawei. This allows internet connectivity at the same time as access to
    the Huawei's web interface. Different cable configurations can be selected
    through the web interface.

Does anyone know what the variances are here? Maybe one would work with my desired setup?


See my message 22.

 

I may have misled you into thinking that LAN2 is part of the LAN, it isn't unless connected to a LAN port on your router. The modem can also be configured as router rather than a pure bridge, but I haven't tried that. Not sure if that would be of any help.

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Message 32 of 120

Re: New customer - tearing hair out with disconnects!

Assuming powerline adaptors can carry LAN and WAN simultaneously,

 

NW_0003.jpg

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Message 33 of 120

Re: New customer - tearing hair out with disconnects!

New powerline adaptors arrived this morning and i've altered my setup so that I now only have 3 in total (eliminating the second pair I had previously and linking in to the master directly to the router.

 

At this point I havent switched over to the new modem - keeping the hub, but still getting disconnects from the wifi... I tried the router wifi initially (which is what I use) so i tried connecting to the hub wifi and same issue

 

Netuptimemonitor

Router

15/11/2017 13:16:14 Log Start
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Failure Start Length
15/11/2017 13:16:18 0:00:12
15/11/2017 13:16:56 0:00:05
15/11/2017 13:17:27 0:00:08
15/11/2017 13:17:48 0:00:11
15/11/2017 13:18:11 0:00:21
15/11/2017 13:18:44 0:00:15
15/11/2017 13:19:35 0:00:12
15/11/2017 13:20:16 0:00:08

 

Hub

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Failure Start Length
15/11/2017 13:09:58 0:00:06
15/11/2017 13:10:16 0:00:18
15/11/2017 13:11:12 0:00:12
15/11/2017 13:12:21 0:00:11
15/11/2017 13:13:14 0:00:13
15/11/2017 13:13:40 0:00:16
15/11/2017 13:14:52 0:00:10

 

 

So would appear that something is still bumping the network out of whack...

 

 

EDIT: Just to confirm -this is now my layout

Screenshot_1.png

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Message 34 of 120

Re: New customer - tearing hair out with disconnects!

I think the next thing to try,which should also overcome the need of an extra Ethernet connection, is to swap the Hub for the Archer and modem combination. I.e use the Archer for DHCP co-located with the modem in the living room and use the Hub as a WAP in the dining room. Upstairs to remain unchanged.

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Message 35 of 120

Re: New customer - tearing hair out with disconnects!


@licquorice wrote:

I think the next thing to try,which should also overcome the need of an extra Ethernet connection, is to swap the Hub for the Archer and modem combination. I.e use the Archer for DHCP co-located with the modem in the living room and use the Hub as a WAP in the dining room. Upstairs to remain unchanged.


Yeah, think you might be right...

The only thing i'm finding odd and makes me wonder on everything is that it only seems to be wifi devices that are affected - i'm running netuptime monitor on the PC which is powerline connected and have had no issues for the last 20 mins unlike the wifi connected laptop. And this inconsistency in the wifi seems to be agnostic to what the hub is..

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Message 36 of 120

Re: New customer - tearing hair out with disconnects!

Must admit that does seem rather strange. Have you tried looking at the wifi signals with a wifi app to see what is happening? WifiAnalyzer by Farproc on an Android phone or InSSider on a laptop. Is it happening on both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz from both devices?

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Message 37 of 120

Re: New customer - tearing hair out with disconnects!

I'm downloading WifiAnalyzer now.

 

I've only been using the 2.4Ghz as the signal is stronger where I am, but i'll also give the 5ghz a crack in a sec

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Message 38 of 120

Re: New customer - tearing hair out with disconnects!


@licquorice wrote:

Must admit that does seem rather strange. Have you tried looking at the wifi signals with a wifi app to see what is happening? WifiAnalyzer by Farproc on an Android phone or InSSider on a laptop. Is it happening on both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz from both devices?


Okay, so interesting...

 

Just tried on 5Ghz...

Connecting to the Archer 5Ghz - same issue

Connecting to my BT Hub 5Ghz seems stable... ?!?! (6mins and counting)

 

Downloaded Wifi Analyzer and not sure what I'm meant to do with this info... I can see that the channel rating is low - suggestions of other channels so I'll definitely hit up changing that, tho the rating for the 5ghz channel of the BT hub is slightly better. Seems to cover a wider number of channels on the graph than my Archer 5ghz.

In 2.4ghz there is a ton of shared channels around the area

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Message 39 of 120

Re: New customer - tearing hair out with disconnects!

It could be interference and the reason you were ok on Sky that you were perhaps using a different channel. Try a few different channels, 13 is often a good one to pick on 2.4Ghz.

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Message 40 of 120

Re: New customer - tearing hair out with disconnects!

Channel graph view is probably the easiest to see at a glance what signals there are.

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