Oh dear, we've all been made redundant...

Chuck Church chuckchurch at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 17:06:35 UTC 2016

Uggghhh.  I've always hated this 'reboot, see if it fixes it' methodology.  If the CPEs can't recover from error conditions correctly, they shouldn't be used.  I blame Microsoft for making this concept acceptable.  LOL.


-----Original Message-----
From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of Mike
Sent: Sunday, March 20, 2016 1:22 PM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: Oh dear, we've all been made redundant...

This is great, I now have something I can show to my customers to confirm that all this power cycling and such really is an 'accepted problem'...

On 03/19/2016 04:16 PM, Warren Kumari wrote:
> Found on Staple's website:
> http://www.staples.com/NetReset-Automated-Power-Cycler-for-Modems-and-
> Routers/product_1985686
> Fixes all issues, less downtime, less stress...
> Improves performance, eliminates buffering...
> It slices, it dices in teeny, tiny slices.
> It makes mounds of julienne fries in just seconds.
> ...
> Description - copied here for convenience:
> All the issues associated with the Internet being down can be solved 
> by power cycling the modem and router. But that can be hard to do! 
> NetReset resolves network issues by offering sequential power cycling. 
> This means that when the modem and router are plugged into the device, 
> they are powered up at different times. The modem is powered up first, 
> then a minute later, the router is powered up. This rebooting will 
> occur at initial setup, every 24 hours and after a power failure. Do 
> you have a modem/router combo? No problem! NetReset will also power cycle the modem/router combo.
> Automatically resets user's Internet every 24 hours Maximizes Internet 
> speed & reliability Eliminates media stream buffering Hands-free 
> Internet reset Resets hard-to-reach modem/router Less Internet 
> downtime Less daily stress No need to manually reset Reset occurs at 
> programmed time Updated information from Internet service provider 
> Proper reboot after a power failure Resetting allows equipment to 
> auto-correct issues

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