[chbot] Anyone have a spare Fritzbox 7490?
tinytowers at xtra.co.nz
Mon Sep 13 11:10:04 BST 2021
I had a cantankerous set of hardware. If the modem was switched on when
the computer was off it would connect and then reboot. Presumably
because it had no-one to talk to.
On Mon, 2021-09-13 at 20:42 +1200, ceo at andygardner.com wrote:
> Thanks for all the replies.
> I managed to score this one from Ecotech. Thanks Thomas!
> Now, here's the problem.
> The DSL line disconnects 30 seconds after connecting (DSL loses sync)
> then has to reconnect ad infinitum.
> That was what the problem was after the lightning strike, and it's
> still the same problem after the modem swap.
> But do you think 2Degrees will log a fault with Chorus?????
> All I get back are robot email replies saying "Hi and thanks for
> contacting 2degrees. We have received your email and one of our team
> members is looking into it now for you. We will get back to you as
> soon as possible. Also try our Help and Support page on our website
> to see if we can answer any of your questions there."
> In other words it's the old "redirect all inquiries to a bloody FAQ,
> assuming the problem is always the user" scam.
> On 13/09/21 12:15 pm, Sales | Admin | Ecotech Services wrote:
> > Hello Andy,
> > We have an untested 7490 in stock.
> > Regards,
> > Thomas
> > On 13/09/2021 11:18 am, ceo at andygardner.com wrote:
> > > Hi guys,
> > >
> > > We have a groundstrike nearby at 4am this morning and now my VDSL
> > > modem keeps on dropping and restarting the DSL.
> > >
> > > Anyone have a spare Fritzbox 7490 I can use to swap-out to see if
> > > the modem frontend has been cooked?
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >
> > > Andy
> > >
> > >
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