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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Will this modem work with m0n0wall?
 Date:  Wed, 4 Jan 2006 22:20:08 -0600
From: "Adrian Urquhart" <adrian at urquhart dash consultancy dot com>
> "Andrew Greenwood" <lists at silverblade dot co dot uk> wrote:

>> Ah... I've owned several bits of D-Link kit and none of them have
>> lived up to their expectations. My old DSL-500 router kept crashing,
>> my DES-1008D switch doesn't perform very well and doesn't like being
>> connected to other switches, and I tried using D-Link equipment for a
>> wireless network over a long distance and it kept messing up - other
>> brands worked fine.

> I must admit to having had varied results with D-Link kit. The 300T is
> working fine, but lives in a relatively cold room. A wireless LAN
> installed at a client is getting ripped out asap - it falls over if you
> glance at it sharply.

D-link is some of the most heat sensitive equipment I have ever seen. 
Breaking out the "tabs" to give more holes for venting helps a lot.  I small 
CPU fan would probably be a godsend.  Or, just get something that works the 
first time.  That said, I still have a few d-link APs out there.