[clug] Internet connectivity

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 01:54:12 MST 2012

On 01/03/12 19:33, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic wrote:
> On 1 March 2012 19:08, Scott Ferguson <scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 01/03/12 18:29, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic wrote:
>>> Recently my internet is playing up: websites not finishing loading,
>>> IRC and IM clients continually disconnecting, etc.

You didn't say if ifconfig showed errors... (either in tx or rx)
That will enable you to work out whether problem is with the modem, or,
which side of the modem the problem is for isolation testing.	

>> what sort of modem?
> Dynalink RTA1046VW (from the ISP; seems good enough)

I'm not familiar with that model. If ifconfig shows errors:-

Try telnet to it.
>From the console (in the modem) run:-

>> does it use /dev/ttyUSB or other device?
> For?

"If wireless" (not relevant in your case)

>> sigmon for the relevant port?
> Where can I find sigmon?  My distro (exherbo) doesn't seem to have any
> package called "sigmon"...

It's only useful for wireless connections (filters the data stream for
signal strength info)


Kind regards

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