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Re: abnormal modem traffic
I did just recently hook up a set of new wireless phones in the house.
I'll check to see if something got screwed in the process.
Justin McCormick wrote:
> I had a modem once that was doing something similar, even to the point
> that it would reboot itself. After a lot of troubleshooting with
> Verizon (it was a verizon wireless router/modem combo) it was found
> that my phone line was bad. The modem was working almost 100% to keep
> a connection to the central server.
> Leon Raymer wrote:
>> Thanks for your guidance, Michael,
>> I had previously rebooted both the router and modem and unusual
>> traffic resumed. Now, I've by-passed the wireless router and
>> connected directly from the modem to computer. Ethernet and Internet
>> lights continue to flash continuously on the modem, which they do
>> even with the computer turned off.
>> Here's the result of a port scan of localhost:
>> Port State Service
>> 631 open ipp
>> 5432 open postgresql
>> 48160 open unknown
>> 60807 open unknown
>> But, I don't know diddly about this stuff.
>> thanks again,
>> Michael T Granito Jr wrote:
>> > Have you tried to reboot either the router and/or the modem. Also
>> are there > any other clients on the network? Also, try turning off
>> wireless support on > the router and see if that does anything to
>> your traffic. Maybe a neighbor is > borrowing some bandwidth?
>> > Mike Granito
>> > On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Leon Raymer
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org > <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
>> > Hello All,
>> > I'm running pre-intalled Ubuntu 8.04 on a Dell 530n and all was
>> > exceptionally good until a week or so ago. I am now getting almost
>> > coninuous modem/router traffic, even when the computer is
>> turned off. It's
>> > a Verizon Westell 6100 modem and a Netgear WGR614 router. Both
>> > previously silent until I initiated internet activity.
>> > Also, I have lately been receiving a number of spam emails with
>> > showing as sender.
>> > Don't know if the two are related.
>> > Have I become a zombie? How can I check?
>> > thanks,
>> > Leon
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