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Newer FI8910W having wifi problems/rebooting?

Postby jpiszcz » Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:32 am

Hi,

I have several foscams now and the most recent order the camera seems to keep dropping off of WiFi, I have two older FI8910W' (one black and one white) and they work great!

1. foscam 9820w
2. foscam FI9810W (ordered last year)
3. foscam FI9810W (ordered last year)
4. foscam FI8918W (ordered a couple years ago)
5. foscam fi8910W (new firmware/interface/look to this one also keeps dropping off of wi-fi)?

The new FI8910W seems to have a new blue-colored interface but it keeps dropping off Wi-Fi and/or it keeps rebooting itself.

Is there a new firwmare fix for this?
My info is as follows:

Device ID 006XXXXXXX (omitted)
Device Firmware Version 11.37.2.49
Device Embeded Web UI Version 2.0.10.3


Does anyone know if there a known issue with the newer model FI8910Ws?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Newer FI8910W having wifi problems/rebooting?

Postby pcfishhk » Fri Apr 19, 2013 5:31 pm

I just bought a 8910W model. It shipped with 11.37.2.48 firmware. It connects to the WIFI after 30 minutes each boot, which I initially thought it is not working at all.

I read a lot of forums and finally, I tried flash it with 11.37.2.46. It is working perfectly now. It connects to WIFI instantly after reboot.
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Re: Newer FI8910W having wifi problems/rebooting?

Postby TheUberOverLord » Fri Apr 19, 2013 6:26 pm

pcfishhk wrote:I just bought a 8910W model. It shipped with 11.37.2.48 firmware. It connects to the WIFI after 30 minutes each boot, which I initially thought it is not working at all.

I read a lot of forums and finally, I tried flash it with 11.37.2.46. It is working perfectly now. It connects to WIFI instantly after reboot.


While this may solve one issue, downgrading could open you up to another issue.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2033821/ ... s-say.html

More details: http://www.openipcam.com/forum/index.php/topic,534.0.html

Also, please see this: http://foscam.us/forum/fi8918w-takes-10-minutes-to-connect-to-router-t3698.html#p25322

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Re: Newer FI8910W having wifi problems/rebooting?

Postby pcfishhk » Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:30 am

@Don,

Thanks for the tips!

The 11.37.2.46 firmware is vulnerable to the //proc/kcore core dump issue. Just disabled Port-Forwarding on it. I need to figure out another way to solve my WIFI issue with new firmware >.<
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