[ubuntu] DSL Modem spontaneously reboots

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi all, I'm mystified by poor DSL performance. My modem spontaneously reboots, often at random when there is no traffic coming or going, and almost always when I try to complete any large uploads/downloads. Here are the important details of my dilemma: I use Ubuntu 10.04 on a Dell Pentium 4 machine for household computing and my freelance writing business. I write with LibreOffice and process photos with GIMP. I run Windows XP in VirtualBox for compatibility reasons, such as when a client wants me to use an MS Word template. My email software is Thunderbird. I email my photo files (often (Hardware)