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December 06, 2017, 01:07:15 PM
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Not sure if this is the right place for this or if there even is a right place for this since my question is so odd.

About 4 days ago I started having serious internet connectivity issues on all of my devices (except for the Miners which are hard-wired into the router). The miners sounded like they were continuing to work but my Xbox, Cell Phones, and computers could only connect to certain websites.

Long story short: anything that was connecting to the router wirelessly was assigning the Miner IP Address as the Gateway Address, rather than the Router's IP address.

I got a new router and modem while trying to troubleshoot this issue and I've verified that the router correctly shows the Gateway IP. I'm having to go into each device and manually correct the Gateway IP address to 192.168.1.1.

The devices all picked the miner IP address automatically and on their own. Any ideas why?



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If this happens to anyone else, the fix is to log in to the Rasp Pi and disable the DHCP protocols.

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December 06, 2017, 02:19:24 PM
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Missing info: What miner? Avalons?
I ask because the Avalons use OpenWRT which is a  <drumroll> router. Bet enabling WiFi also made it an access point router.
Problem go away if hard wired and WiFi is off?

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December 06, 2017, 06:03:54 PM
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Missing info: What miner? Avalons?
I ask because the Avalons use OpenWRT which is a  <drumroll> router. Bet enabling WiFi also made it an access point router.
Problem go away if hard wired and WiFi is off?

Avalon 741s. But they are hard wired to the router already. Somehow the other devices are seeing the miner IP address as the router they are connecting to.

I should also mentioned it's been working fine in this configuration for about a month. Then, Saturday morning, everything just stopped talking to the router and started trying to talk to the miners.

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December 08, 2017, 02:14:12 AM
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If this happens to anyone else, the fix is to log in to the Rasp Pi and disable the DHCP protocols.

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December 08, 2017, 03:16:46 AM
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Great solution, thank you for posting your issue and the resolution - it helps the whole community!

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