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Linksys IP conflicts

Linksys IP conflicts

Linksys IP conflicts

(OP)
My mother and I share an internet connection (comcast) and are using a WRTG45s wireless router, we are BOTH hard-lined in. The router is currently set to DHCP automatic configuration.

My problem is this, often (every minute or so) I, and only I stop receiving information from the network, in doing so it creates a lag spike in my internet game. The game's information feed freezes(I can move freely, but nothing is happening in the game itself).

This was originally caused (we believe) by conflicting IP addresses, I right clicked my LAN connection in Network Connections and changed her IP address and everything was just fine. It has started happening to me, and only me now. I tried to change my IP address, only to have internet pages get stuck at "Looking up *.com" for a minute before it continues on to load the pages almost instantaneously.

Even if I have my IP autmatically being configured, If I change my DNS to a specific address, say 192.168.1.1 the sites get stuck at "looking up *.com" before continuing.

No matter what I change, I cant get rid of these horrific lag spikes, please help.

RE: Linksys IP conflicts

Are you sure it's not your computer?  Why do you think it's a connection timing out?

Carlsberg don't run I.T. departments, but if they did they'd probably be more fun.

RE: Linksys IP conflicts

If you think it is a dns issue try pointing at someone else's dns servers.  I like to use the Level 3's 4.2.2.1 and 4.2.2.2.  If you happen to be a charter customer that's probably the problem as charters dns is horrible (but you will need it to get to a few of the internal pages).  I had a script run and do queries on common address (google/yahoo) and their response time and responses in general are horrible.

RE: Linksys IP conflicts

Look in your network settings and see if IPv6 is installed. If so, try unchecking the box and see if it resolves the issue. IPv6 apparently has a 1 minute lag before giving up and reverting to IPv4.

The test continues...

RE: Linksys IP conflicts

no need to assign ip.. just set each pc to obtain ip automatically.... and obtain DNs automatically...just update your firmware dude..check the fw version of your router...

www.linksys.com/download -->check that website to update your firmware..

RE: Linksys IP conflicts

You cannot possibly have an IP conflict if you set your mom's IP statically and you are the only other one on the network, so you can rule that out.

Burt

RE: Linksys IP conflicts

Get rid of the Linksys firmware and go with dd-wrt ( http://dd-wrt.com/dd-wrtv2/index.php ).

Just a suggestion, not sure if it will address your problem, but I like it better - highly configurable.

J

RE: Linksys IP conflicts

Get rid of the Linksys firmware and go with dd-wrt ( http://dd-wrt.com/dd-wrtv2/index.php ).

Just a suggestion, not sure if it will address your problem, but I like it better - highly configurable.


so you put this firmware on a Linksys???

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