Belkin Pre-N stops working during photo uploads

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras' started by Stephen, Oct 7, 2005.

  1. Stephen

    Stephen Guest

    I have recently switched from a wired Belkin router to a Belkin Pre-N
    wireless. I've run into a problem when trying to upload JPG photo files to
    Yahoo and Walmart photo sites. After 1 or 2 files, the router stops working
    and has to be reset after which 1 or 2 more files will upload and then the
    router stops again. I read that reducing the MTU on the XP Pro connection
    would stop the problem but while dropping it from 1500 to 1460 seemed to
    allow a few more files to upload before the problem happened, it wasn't a
    fix. I can upload the same set of files via FTP or pscp (putty) with no
    problem and I can download any files including JPGs from Yahoo Photos. All
    of this is using a wired port on the Belkin, not a wireless connection.

    Has anyone run into this type of issue with a Belkin or other router? It's
    hard to blame the router since it has no problems when using FTP or pscp but
    at the same time it is suspect since resetting it clears the problem albeit
    briefly and a different router doesn't have the problem.

    Thanks for any hints, etc.
     
    Stephen, Oct 7, 2005
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  2. Stephen

    Stephen Guest

    It finally dawned on me that there could be something "stuck" in the router
    that resets didn't clear. I copied down my virtual forwards, etc., figuring
    that a backup/restore might preserve the problem, and reset factory
    settings. That did the trick. Even after I put back all my settings by hand,
    the router was fine with the photo uploads.

    Belkin support responded to my email query by referring me to their phone
    support. I didn't call so I don't know how that would have worked out.

    Stephen
     
    Stephen, Nov 12, 2005
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