Mandriva updates crashing my router!
I have posted this on the Mandriva forum but think it is such an obscure fault it would be worthwhile asking here also.
I have a Netbook and a desktop both running Mandriva 2010 cooker. The Netbook connects to my router wirelessly and everything, including updates, works perfectly OK.
The desktop connects via wired network connection and works perfectly UNTIL I try and run an update. Then it crashes the router and I lose the internet connection, both wired and wireless!
The only solution is to stop the update and restart the router. The desktop also has Windows 7 on it and when I run an update on that it works perfectly. This has only started happening fairly recently, a couple of weeks ago it updated about 200 packages without problem.
At the suggestion of someone on the Mandriva forum I disabled hotplugging and it seemed to fix it at first, it certainly made my internet connection faster. I ran the update and URPMI DRAKE update ran fine. Then I tried the rest of the updates and the problem returned. I didn't have the chance to investigate further as others were trying to use the internet.