December 19, 2015

Panic city

My internet connection went out about 11:30, and for a while I was afraid that my Qube had finally kicked the bucket. It's lasted for fifteen years, so it's hard to complain, but it would be hard to reconfigure all my gear to allow internet access without it.

So I had a pretty significant fear experience. Eventually I started seeing if I could find a neighbor's unprotected wifi to see if I could access the Qube from the other side. And while I was doing that, my connection came back up.

It was Comcast, after all. Total downtime about an hour and a half.

I can't really complain; it's been months since the last time they did that to me. But it still wasn't good for my heart.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste in Computers at 01:51 PM | Comments (1) | Add Comment
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My connection has been flaky for the past couple of days.  I had it fall over on me on Thursday for about 20 minutes.

The cable modem/router went lights-out for most of that time.  I wonder if they were pushing out a software update or something.

Posted by: CatCube at December 19, 2015 03:19 PM (fa4fh)

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