Fequent reboots :(

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by lord_T, Feb 18, 2007.

  1. lord_T

    lord_T LI Guru Member

    Tomato is perfect works great but the up time is quite low, the longest ever was around 2 days :( it restarts almost every 30 h... It doesn't bother me a lot but i'd like to see it work for weeks with no reboots :(

    wrt54 gl v1
  2. bokh

    bokh Network Guru Member

    Weird... 'cause since the update to v1.04 mine hasn't rebooted out of itself. Uptime is now app. 25 days.
    Any custom stuff running on yours?
  3. der_Kief

    der_Kief Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    my WRT54GL (running 1.04) doesn't restart itself for one time. Do you overclock your router ? Because that could be responsible for the reboots !

  4. pharma

    pharma Network Guru Member

    Searching your previous forum posts it seems you had issues due to Vista/WZC, syslog, etc...

    One suggestion is to flash to another firmware (either official Linksys or Third-party) to see whether the same thing happens.

    My current uptime is currently about 25 days.
  5. lord_T

    lord_T LI Guru Member

    i had thibor 15c for months with no reboots, the router isn't OCed, it's cooled by a 20 mm fan and it worked perfectly under thibor, talisman, alchemy, satori and stock firmware... Is 90mW on the wlan a possible cause?
  6. der_Kief

    der_Kief Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    Try to reduce it to 42mW (Standard on WRT54GL with Tomato) an see if its the cause.

  7. pharma

    pharma Network Guru Member

    Were you running Vista and/or had same installed programs when you ran thibor, talisman, alchemy, satori or stock firmware?

    One reason I mentioned using another firmware is routers and/or adapters do sometimes become defective, though rare. Running another firmware in a apples-to-apples (status quo) test is a good way to determine if the same happens after 2 days.

    It also might be related to your something your IP provider is doing -- based on some other threads in this forum. I haven't had one (unintentional) reboot since using any Tomato version, and I think that's true for the majority of Tomato users. For the most part are you using the standard, default Tomato settings? You reboots might be related to a Tomato setting/option combination that no one else is using.

    Anyway let's hope der_Kief's suggestion works!
  8. lord_T

    lord_T LI Guru Member

    i'll try out something and call in the results... reduce the pwr output and kill all extras...
  9. digitalgeek

    digitalgeek Network Guru Member

    My current uptime is 19 days (I was a little slower with 1.04) and I haven't reboot since my last upgrade.

    I have to agree with the others... something doesn't seem quite right.

    Try reseting everything back to factory, and slowly add the extras one at a time until the problem reoccurs. you be able to figure out which extra is causing the problem that way.
  10. azeari

    azeari LI Guru Member

    well i've had 1 com testing vista since beta2, all the way to rc2 and no probs whatsoever with my tomato here. i'm guessing the culprit is the transmit power.. i managed to keep e router on 1mth + and counting on 72mw transmit power. i'm on tomato 1.02 though =p
  11. lord_T

    lord_T LI Guru Member

    Uptime 2 days, 05:35:57

    now no settings changed :D this is getting funny :D
  12. Pyridox

    Pyridox Guest

    I've had Tomato v1.04 running for 10 days now, no reboots yet. I have the power set to 50mw. I originally had DD-WRT 2.3 (SP2), but wasn't happy with it, it kept dropping the wireless connections. I like Tomato, it's simpler & has just enough features for my needs.
  13. kameleon

    kameleon LI Guru Member

    I also had dd-wrt v23 sp2. But it had the random reboot issue. Router ran fine as a WDS node with ddwrt but as a main router it rebooted at a max of every 9 hours. During the day it would reboot every 2-3 hours. That was a pain. I read up on tomato and I have been running it now for about 24 hours. :) No reboots thus far. I will post up a thread once I have more data on the results.
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