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Re: Firmware RBR40 2.5.1.16 keep disconnecting and auto update again after downgrade

AlHitmi
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Re: Firmware RBR40 2.5.1.16 keep disconnecting and auto update again after downgrade

Hello,

 

Any update on this issue? my router auto update to 2.5.1.16 and now it keep disconnecting. I don't if it matters or not, but I'm running my router in AP mode, since I had NightHawk AX-12 (RAX120). I wanted more coverage so I bought RBR50 with 1 satellite (RBS50), it ran great for the past 2 months. However, since yesterday it just went crazy. Appreciate any feedback on the issue.

Model: RBR50|Orbi AC3000 Tri-band WiFi Router
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madhur77
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Re: Firmware RBR40 2.5.1.16 keep disconnecting and auto update again after downgrade

Hi,

I have a RBK50 (RBR50 & RBS50) system and have also been going nuts the last week and a half when my satellite started acting strange with firmware update to 2.5.1.16. The wireless backhaul status kept changing from 5G to 2.4G. Stable for some time and then again disconnects and reconnects to the router and effectively the same cycle kept happening. I did all resets of both router and the satellite, but nothing worked. Then i happened to check for any updates and i found that there was one 2.5.1.32. The following were the bug fixes for the same.

 

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes the incorrect power setting on the WiFi Transmit Power Control
  • Fixes potential issues with the Armor activation

The first bug caught my interest as i felt that it could be the reason for the switching. I updated to this firmware and did a complete reset and set it up from scratch. It been up 12hrs and everything is working stable without any switching. I think we are back to the good old days of correct good bandwidth with these mesh system.

 

Maybe the RBR40 might also be having the same issue and might be getting an update soon.

Hope this helps. Thanks.

 

-Maddy

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AlHitmi
Aspirant

Re: Firmware RBR40 2.5.1.16 keep disconnecting and auto update again after downgrade

Hello,

 

Since my last comments, I did nothing but changing the port that was connecting my RBR50 to the main router and somehow that did the trick, my connection been up for almost 24 hours now, with no issue. After I checked I saw that there is indeed a new FW update (2.5.1.32). However, when I checked for an update through my router setting page it is showing no new update available. Given that I have a stable connection now, do you guys think I should manually update to the new FW or do nothing since I have no issue now. 

 

Regards,

Hitmi

 

 

Model: RBR50|Orbi AC3000 Tri-band WiFi Router
Message 28 of 32
TimmyTechTV
Tutor

Re: Firmware RBR40 2.5.1.16 keep disconnecting and auto update again after downgrade


@madhur77 wrote:

Hi,

I have a RBK50 (RBR50 & RBS50) system and have also been going nuts the last week and a half when my satellite started acting strange with firmware update to 2.5.1.16. The wireless backhaul status kept changing from 5G to 2.4G. Stable for some time and then again disconnects and reconnects to the router and effectively the same cycle kept happening. I did all resets of both router and the satellite, but nothing worked. Then i happened to check for any updates and i found that there was one 2.5.1.32. The following were the bug fixes for the same.

 

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes the incorrect power setting on the WiFi Transmit Power Control
  • Fixes potential issues with the Armor activation

The first bug caught my interest as i felt that it could be the reason for the switching. I updated to this firmware and did a complete reset and set it up from scratch. It been up 12hrs and everything is working stable without any switching. I think we are back to the good old days of correct good bandwidth with these mesh system.

 

Maybe the RBR40 might also be having the same issue and might be getting an update soon.

Hope this helps. Thanks.

 

-Maddy


Too bad I had to replace mine since I was about to get fired for being offline all the time...

 

Thanks for the update!

Message 29 of 32
kawaiikoibito28
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Re: Firmware RBR40 2.5.1.16 keep disconnecting and auto update again after downgrade

All I did was resetting the Router and setup from scratch all over again and the issue was resolved. 

Message 30 of 32
FURRYe38
Guru

Re: Firmware RBR40 2.5.1.16 keep disconnecting and auto update again after downgrade

IF you have no issues or problems, it best to keep whats loaded for now. You can manually download v32 FW Files and apply them if you want to. Or just download them and keep them handly for later on. v32 is a minor FW update. 

https://community.netgear.com/t5/Orbi/New-Orbi-50-series-Firmware-Version-2-5-1-32-FW-Release/m-p/19...

 


@AlHitmi wrote:

Hello,

 

Since my last comments, I did nothing but changing the port that was connecting my RBR50 to the main router and somehow that did the trick, my connection been up for almost 24 hours now, with no issue. After I checked I saw that there is indeed a new FW update (2.5.1.32). However, when I checked for an update through my router setting page it is showing no new update available. Given that I have a stable connection now, do you guys think I should manually update to the new FW or do nothing since I have no issue now. 

 

Regards,

Hitmi

 

 


 

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CAX80 Modem Mode  | Wifi Router RBKE963 and RBE973 | Switches NG GS105/8, GS308v3, GS110MX and XS505M | Additional NG HW: C7800/CAX30/CAX80/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi: CBK752, RBK50, RBK853, RBK752, RBK953, SXK30 | NightHawk: MK63, MK93S, R7000, R7800, R7960P, R8000, RAXE500, RAX120v2, RAX50v2, XR450/500/700/1000,

Message 31 of 32
FURRYe38
Guru

Re: Firmware RBR40 2.5.1.16 keep disconnecting and auto update again after downgrade

Sometimes a reset and setup from scratch is all thats needed.

 

Be sure to make a backup configuration to file for safe keeping. Saves time if a reset is needed. 


Enjoy, Smiley Wink

My Setup ISP SparkLight | Internet Cable 1000↓/50↑ CAX80 Modem Mode  | Wifi Router RBKE963 and RBE973 | Switches NG GS105/8, GS308v3, GS110MX and XS505M | Additional NG HW: C7800/CAX30/CAX80/CM1100/CM1200/CM2000, Orbi: CBK752, RBK50, RBK853, RBK752, RBK953, SXK30 | NightHawk: MK63, MK93S, R7000, R7800, R7960P, R8000, RAXE500, RAX120v2, RAX50v2, XR450/500/700/1000,

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