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Re: [vox-tech] Router annoyances (again!)
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Re: [vox-tech] Router annoyances (again!)

On Sun, 4 Oct 2009, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> Every once in a while, it just becomes impossible to get on the network,
> and the damned router needs to be rebooted.  It happened this morning while
> I was using my Dell, and Roku was playing a movie.  My wife unsuspended
> her X41 started using it, and moments later, all three lost network.

I have a similar problem.
At first I thought it was an outside attack. Then the modem which was vry 
old and susceptable. Now it seems that I get horrible results even pinging 

My server is and my router is
At the moment I have this running...
while true
  pyng=`ping -c 1|grep ttl|cut -d= -f4|cut -d. -f1`
   if [ `echo $pyng |cut -d" " -f1` -gt 1000 ]
      netstat | grep :
      echo -e "\a " $pyng " \a"
  sleep 5

My pings from me to my own router can shoot from 10.5 to over 3000. So far 
one of the common factors seems to be that when it happens various postfix 
routines are running, and there are users checking mail on the imap 
connections. Im looking into trimming down postfix, and maybe dropping 
imap (which I only had running to support web-based email handling)

Not sure if that helps.
Gandalf  Parker

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