Re: USR Netserver i 16 Plus issues

Steve Coleman ( (no email) )
Sun, 8 Mar 1998 15:24:43 -0700

Welcome to the 4.x code. I have MP I's plugged into PM2's and Netserver's.
I went through all the same problems, as well as some additional ones. My
advice to you. Go back to the Livingston based code. It seems to work

>If any of you have the new Netserver 16i Plus (using 3Com's OS, not the
>Livingston version) I would like to know if you have had any of the
>following issues:
>I have made the basic configuration the same as my old MPi-16 modems.
>1) Certain modems (particularly Sportster 33.6 and some 56K X2) which
>connected perfectly well to our set of Modem Pools which plugged into a
>Portmaster cannot connect to the new Netserver. My own home computer is
>among them. The only solution is to turn the speed down to 19.2 and then it
>will connect. Why is this?
>2) My Quake players are about to kill me. Everything worked fine for them
>and now they say Quake is unplayable if they log on via the Netserver. The
>packet loss it near total for 1 second spurts. This did not happen on the
>MPi-16 plugged into the PM2E30
>3)Default DNS is not transferred via the PPP connection. So all of my older
>customers who did not have that info plugged in are wondering"why can't I
>anywhere on the net". Fortunately many enlightened ones have called and I
>have given them the workaround. The lost souls are wandering down ever
>darker paths Im afraid.
>Has anyone experienced these things and if so found a workaround for them?
>David Payer
>OMNI Internet
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