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by scott46953
Mon Aug 26, 2013 5:50 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI
Replies: 151
Views: 82946

Re: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI

I will upgrade to 6.2 within this next week and test it. I will report back with B only, N only, G only, and MIX BGN. gkrueger, don't forget about the watch dog. The watch dog will ping an ip address on the wireless and when it stops pinging it will reboot the device for you and record the log if ne...
by scott46953
Sat Aug 24, 2013 4:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI
Replies: 151
Views: 82946

Re: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI

gkrueger, was your end test using 6.2 firmware? I am still on 5.25 firmware. Currently I have changed from BGN to G only setting. B only does not work or has very bad data loss. N Only does not put out faster data. G only connects fast and data is good at 2+ miles. This morning I had a metal radio l...
by scott46953
Fri Aug 09, 2013 5:10 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI
Replies: 151
Views: 82946

Re: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI

Today I made some testing with the advance settings... I changed all advanced settings to mikrotik default values and everything went well until put under pressure of a speedtest for long period of time. After several minutes I lost data to almost nothing and had disconnects and reconnects. I change...
by scott46953
Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:32 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI
Replies: 151
Views: 82946

Re: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI

Tonight I changed the distance setting from my manually set number to dynamic and it now reports a correct km number!
This increased some speed and slightly better ping!
by scott46953
Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:07 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI
Replies: 151
Views: 82946

Re: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI

Back from vacation... current settings worked while away and was solid. I yesterday I connected connection #2 and had both connections streaming video, I then noticed very high ping and low data, including connects and disconnects. So I did a lot of reading and found the issue. Legacy B 1,2,5,11 usi...
by scott46953
Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:31 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI
Replies: 151
Views: 82946

Re: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI

Here is a screen shot of ap bridge running with some steady data moving. maybe video streaming. The ping window is of the client. Connection time is correct, I rebooted today at around 12pm, before that it was 10hrs or so no loss.
by scott46953
Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI
Replies: 151
Views: 82946

Re: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI

Rock solid connection at 2.6 miles using two 24db dish from cali amp. These dishes are 7 years old working like new still. I have had ping -t running for almost 24 hours and not missed a packet. In fact I have watch dog turned on waiting for a missed packet and it has not restarted. ping time is usu...
by scott46953
Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI
Replies: 151
Views: 82946

Re: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI

rock solid 12 hours
A setting i changed in metal i forgot to list when trouble shooting from my last post was hide ssid unchecked.
Now no clients see to connect with low signal fixed data drop outs and no lost packets. Need that low signal kick script.
Thanks
by scott46953
Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI
Replies: 151
Views: 82946

Re: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI

Today ran into issues again, went through 2 linksys routers differant models. was having internet hangs. sometime looses internet all together. I decided to manually configure the cable modem and remove the router since the cable modem has built in router. Only problem is the internet company may ch...
by scott46953
Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:05 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI
Replies: 151
Views: 82946

Re: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI

Today i did alot of test while streaming video at 5mb. With power setting at 32 data goes out after 30 minutes or so I changed setting to 28 and seems to be rock solid for now no disconnects and stream is steady after 60 minutes. I also found that bgn mode causes hangs and low data when mixed. So i ...
by scott46953
Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:54 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI
Replies: 151
Views: 82946

Re: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI

*Update* On other branded unit previous settings helped but i still had data loss and some ping timeouts. Could do good speed test result but streamming video for several minutes kills data thu put and could not Get connection sold. Today i switched this other brand for metal 2 and problems are fixe...
by scott46953
Fri Jul 19, 2013 4:51 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI
Replies: 151
Views: 82946

Re: Metal 2 shpn Problem in WIFI

I am having these same problems out of the box. I have made several tests and I have found the following... When connecting to using an N mode client usually everything is ok enless The client cant talk back well... When connecting using b or g mode client it jams up the data on most all connections...