[TriLUG] has roadrunner changed something recently?
chrisk at trilug.org
Tue Oct 12 15:04:27 EDT 2004
Well, I lost connection last Friday evening as well, but it wasn't a big
problem, just rebooted the router and modem, and everything popped right
So, no I don't think there's a system wide change. Though I have had
two cable modems go wonky on me... have you tried contacting RR?
On Tue, 2004-10-12 at 14:59, Ryan Leathers wrote:
> wondering if anyone else has experienced this...
> Last Friday evening in the middle of an on-line frag-fest I lost my
> connection to the server.
> A few minutes later I turned up the likely problem - my router, connected
> directly to a cable modem (Motorola SB4200), could not reach much of
> anything by IP address. Traceroutes from the router (Cisco 2600) died 6
> hops away. I assumed at that point that there was some outage in the SP
> network so I went and watched TV.
> On Saturday the problem remained so I did some more exploration. It seems
> that the real problem has to do with DHCP.
> When I connect my Linux or Windows hosts directly to the cable modem I get a
> lease offer which looks like this:
> 24.74.175.X /21 IP Addr
> 126.96.36.199 Gateway
> 10.42.32.1 DHCP Server
> However, when I connect the router directly to the cable modem (using E0/0
> ip address dhcp) I get a lease like this:
> 10.42.44.233 /19 IP Addr
> 10.42.32.1 Gateway
> 188.8.131.52 DHCP Server
> Note that with this lease I am able to reach a number of detinations on what
> appears to be TWC's private network, but obviously I'm not reaching the
> So what's up with this? Is my dhcp client in the router not handshaking
> correctly anymore?
> Insights welcomed - insidious conspiratorial allegations discouraged.
Chris Knowles <chrisk at trilug.org>
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