How does the WDS watchdog work?

Discussion in 'DD-WRT Firmware' started by birdman-c, Sep 30, 2005.

  1. birdman-c

    birdman-c Network Guru Member

    Can someone explain for me step by step? I am not sure I understand how to set it up and its exact function - as there are really no instructions.

  2. utooth

    utooth Guest

    In the right upper corner there's a link "More...", click on it and read!
  3. birdman-c

    birdman-c Network Guru Member

    I did that... but there is no information about WDS watchdog.

    Great first post! :)
  4. FDM80

    FDM80 Network Guru Member

    What I do is I put the IP of the other router in the text box. When the 2 boxes can't find the other's IP, they reboot.
  5. birdman-c

    birdman-c Network Guru Member

    Sweet... thanks!
  6. vincentfox

    vincentfox Network Guru Member

    So, do they check each other by ping every 1,000 seconds?
    Or is it, if I haven't heard from this unit in last 1,000 seconds?
    (There is a difference!)

    Does it reboot the whole unit or just restart the WDS part?
  7. FDM80

    FDM80 Network Guru Member

    I'm not sure how it checks to tell you the truth.

    One time I saw one of my WRT's rebooting completely all by itself so I think it reboots the whole unit. This is just my educated guess based on what I've seen.
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