Dave C asks about WAP...
Dave, one think to think about (and only because I had this problem will
ALL my outdoor, direct buried CAT 5 cable.
Make sure that on both sides there is 'surge' like protection. I've lost
countless devices till I figured this out. I ended up going either
wireless, aerial, or unplug the connections due to this problem.
it's doesn't take much stray voltage (from a lighting strike or something)
to 'brick' a WEP.
I may be wrong, but that is what I ended up doing to prevent the failures
I was seeing.
Sent from my Commodore 64 on a 2400 Baud Modem.
"Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a rational
being are trenched on, die on the first inch of your territory." Ralph