wag54g ver 1.2

Discussion in 'Other Linksys Equipment' started by vac110568, May 19, 2005.

  1. vac110568

    vac110568 Network Guru Member

    I keep getting random lock ups where i have to reboot the router. The unit does seem to get quite warm and I wondered if this had anything to do with it. I contacted linksys and they asked me to install the latest firmware but i cant seem to find it or how to instal it. Has anyone else had this problem and how can I fix it. it is a UK one
    Thanks, vac
  2. booly

    booly Network Guru Member

    go to administration >> firmware upgrade
  3. booly

    booly Network Guru Member

    what do youu mean by lock
  4. vac110568

    vac110568 Network Guru Member

    By lock i mean the router freezes and i have to reboot it to get back online
  5. dribble

    dribble Network Guru Member

    Heat.. V1.2

    Unfortauntely the way the the V1.2 is coded it appears that it does get very hot very quickly.

    If you run the minimum on the box then it gives it less to think about. (acts as a wireless ap and gateway) If you start running WEP/WPA or even at 54Mbps then it tends to cook the box even quicker. The longest time I had a v1.2 without freezing was around 11 days, and that was running with the bare essentials. Since then I have upgraded to a V2 (ADSL+2) and this is a brilliant box in comparision.
  6. vac110568

    vac110568 Network Guru Member

    thanks very much for your replys. Since my last post, the box has now given up all together. Will be rma' d next week.
    Cheers, vac
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