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 Post subject: Catastrophic failure.
PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 4:11 pm 
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Guys,

You probably noticed that the site was down for about an hour today. The main router that runs EVERYTHING crashed. It needs to be replaced. I am contacting Netgear to get it replaced. The site will be limping until it's replaced as the router I put in does not meet the requirements for the amount of traffic that goes through it.

Thanks for your patience!

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:55 pm 
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Donation time! :help:

Let's chip in to help get our favorite Toughbook site a new router.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:59 pm 
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GUYS! Hold on!

The shipping costs were only $19.90. I got a $20 donation already! We're covered! Nothing to worry! We have no choice but to limp around with the crappy router until the new one comes in next week.

I did the RMA today with Netgear (Thank GOD for lifetime warranties!!!!) This is the THIRD ONE in 6 years!!! And I'm getting a newer model since this one isn't being made any more (Well it's the SAME model number (FVS336G) but it's V2 not V1. Not sure what the differences are, but according to Netgear the newer ones are WAY more reliable!

I did contemplate getting the next model up (And keeping this RMA as a spare) as the traffic is growing every day, but I think this new version will prove to be better! At any rate, if this new one goes out in a few years then for sure it'll be around $400 for a new router that can handle twice the amount of traffic! What's there now is still a $200 router and hasn't screwed up ONCE until it completely puked (Won't keep the config and keeps hard rebooting) just now.

Thanks again Ken and everyone else! You know who you are! :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :cheers:

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~Fully rugged Toughbook user since April 18th 2005~
~New 3/16/18 - CF-54F0001KM Win10, Intel Core i5 6300U 2.4GHz, 240GB SSD, 12GB, Verizon 4G LTE, Intel 8260 WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth~
~For the wife (New 1/25/18): CF-54F0962KM/i5/128GB SSD/8GB/Win 10~
~Others: CF-52MLBBQ2M (Home Workstation)
~New 11/13/14 Donations thanks to everyone at Toughbooktalk: IBM xSeries 3650/2 x Xeon X5560 2.8GHz/16GB RAM/8 x 600GB 10KRPM SAS RAID 5/3.71TB Space/Win 2008 R2/3000VA + 1250VA Battery Backup~
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:50 am 
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Springfield wrote:
Donation time! :help:


Damn...you beat me to it. :cheers:

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:34 am 
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Thank you guys!!!

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~Rob - Rugged Depot ~ Cell: (630)/300-8877~

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~New 3/16/18 - CF-54F0001KM Win10, Intel Core i5 6300U 2.4GHz, 240GB SSD, 12GB, Verizon 4G LTE, Intel 8260 WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth~
~For the wife (New 1/25/18): CF-54F0962KM/i5/128GB SSD/8GB/Win 10~
~Others: CF-52MLBBQ2M (Home Workstation)
~New 11/13/14 Donations thanks to everyone at Toughbooktalk: IBM xSeries 3650/2 x Xeon X5560 2.8GHz/16GB RAM/8 x 600GB 10KRPM SAS RAID 5/3.71TB Space/Win 2008 R2/3000VA + 1250VA Battery Backup~
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:05 am 
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The new router will be here TOMORROW.

I have to MANUALLY program it as it's a newer version. UHHHHGGGG!

The site will be down for about 20 minutes LATE tomorrow night.

Thanks!

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~Rob - Rugged Depot ~ Cell: (630)/300-8877~

~Fully rugged Toughbook user since April 18th 2005~
~New 3/16/18 - CF-54F0001KM Win10, Intel Core i5 6300U 2.4GHz, 240GB SSD, 12GB, Verizon 4G LTE, Intel 8260 WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth~
~For the wife (New 1/25/18): CF-54F0962KM/i5/128GB SSD/8GB/Win 10~
~Others: CF-52MLBBQ2M (Home Workstation)
~New 11/13/14 Donations thanks to everyone at Toughbooktalk: IBM xSeries 3650/2 x Xeon X5560 2.8GHz/16GB RAM/8 x 600GB 10KRPM SAS RAID 5/3.71TB Space/Win 2008 R2/3000VA + 1250VA Battery Backup~
~AT&T 1GB Fiber 1GB/1GB business static line~
~Gamber & Johnson Diamond Partner~

http://www.toughbooktalk.com
http://www.toughbooktalk.com/public_downloads
http://www.toughwiki.com
http://www.robsnetworks.com
http://www.giganethosting.com


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:42 pm 
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New router installed! Took me about 1 hour to configure and I literally dropped it in! YAHOO!!

The site appears to be running better too. Let me know if anyone has any issues!

Thanks!

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~Rob - Rugged Depot ~ Cell: (630)/300-8877~

~Fully rugged Toughbook user since April 18th 2005~
~New 3/16/18 - CF-54F0001KM Win10, Intel Core i5 6300U 2.4GHz, 240GB SSD, 12GB, Verizon 4G LTE, Intel 8260 WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth~
~For the wife (New 1/25/18): CF-54F0962KM/i5/128GB SSD/8GB/Win 10~
~Others: CF-52MLBBQ2M (Home Workstation)
~New 11/13/14 Donations thanks to everyone at Toughbooktalk: IBM xSeries 3650/2 x Xeon X5560 2.8GHz/16GB RAM/8 x 600GB 10KRPM SAS RAID 5/3.71TB Space/Win 2008 R2/3000VA + 1250VA Battery Backup~
~AT&T 1GB Fiber 1GB/1GB business static line~
~Gamber & Johnson Diamond Partner~

http://www.toughbooktalk.com
http://www.toughbooktalk.com/public_downloads
http://www.toughwiki.com
http://www.robsnetworks.com
http://www.giganethosting.com


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