I originally had a Dlink 655 and I was experiencing bandwidth issues and random reboots. I upgraded the firmware and it seemed to work just fine again… for a few weeks. It eventually started acting up again so, since it was 5 years old, I figured it was just time to replace it.
Reviews were very positive for the Asus RT N16, so I bought it and loaded TomatoUSB on it and things were great… for a week. Now it too is rebooting randomly. Since Tomato has such a vast array of options, I was wondering if there was any way to figure out why it's rebooting. It's summer, but the AC is on, so I doubt it's over heating. It's in an open area, so it's well ventilated. It's not a power issue because it's plugged in to a good surge strip with a PS3 and TV and they don't shut off when this issue occurs watching Netflix.
I'm kinda lost right now as to what the issue is. Could a bad modem cause my router to power cycle? The router isn't just losing connection like the modem rebooted. The router is actually power cycling and it usually occurs in patches and then is fine for days/weeks.
One REALLY odd thing that happened once… I was on my desktop and it has Logitch Z5500 speakers (5.1, not cheap desktop speakers). One day, they shut off at the exact moment my PC lost network connection and logging into the router showed it rebooted. The PC and speakers share a surge protector and are in a different room from the router which are both in different rooms from the modem.
Any smart people out there?