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Obtaining no new DHCP-Infos from modem after 24h-disconnect

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by Schronk, Apr 9, 2007.

  1. Schronk

    Schronk Network Guru Member

    Hi all,

    I'm using Version 1.06.0981 on my WRT54G V2 and I've got the following problem:

    The WRT is connectet to a D-Link DSL 380T and after this modem receives a new IP from ISP during the 24h-disconnect, the WRT stays with the old informations. Even if I press the renew button the WRT is not getting new informations, like IP adress. IT stays with status "renewing...". When I do a reboot, it is getting the informations and it seems, that's the only way to do it.

    Another thing is the Total / Free Memory; after a reboot it's up to '7,23-something' but after 24h it's down to '1,0-something'

    hlp plz :)
  2. Schronk

    Schronk Network Guru Member

    Hi all,

    when you need more information about this to answer me, just ask. But I really, really need your help on this :)

  3. roadkill

    roadkill Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    did you changed maximum connections?
  4. Schronk

    Schronk Network Guru Member

    yapp, down to 1024. and right now there are 304 in use.

    and the thing about the memory; right now (after an uptime of 12h) it's down to 2,048.00 KB.
  5. Schronk

    Schronk Network Guru Member

    Ok, is it possible to do a workaround like using/writing a script to reboot the linksys every 24h? As I'm unable to do it on my own, could someone plz take this part and instruct me how/where to put this script - if it is possible at all...

  6. Kibe

    Kibe LI Guru Member

    I use this script in my init:

    cru a reconnect "00 07 * * * killall -hup pppoecd"

    It reconnects my PPPoE connection everyday at 7:00 AM. Try something like this and see if it helps you. ;)
  7. digitalgeek

    digitalgeek Network Guru Member

    What is this: D-Link DSL 380T I can't find on the dlink website...
  8. Schronk

    Schronk Network Guru Member

    OK, thanks for replying :) Can someone set up a script, which pings a internet IP and if there is no response it restarts at least the dsl-port-connection or, if this is not possible, the whole router? And I need to know, how/where to place it...

    I've only found a german site for this modem:
    IT is an ADSL2+ Ethernet Modem (Annex B) which is used to connect to DSL. It's connected to my WRT on the DSL-port.

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