ethernet port is instable
I have my mac mini connected to the extra ethernet port on my eero v2 and while i do have an internet connection and everythgin seems ok on the surface, I noticed that whenever I try to download files that are over 50MB or so, i tend to get connectivity issues.
for instance today i went to download a file using chrome that was 250MB and it stopped after about 50mb and said network error. I was able to click resume and it continues and then failed again.
I tried disabling the ethernet port on my mac mini and connecting to the internet over wifi and i was able to download the files with no problem.
If I connect my old router back up, I don't have any issues like this.
is there something I should know about with the ethernet port on the the eero? a setting or something that would prevent large file downloads?
There’s no setting that would cause this (at least nothing that is accessible by us users). If you want to try something before reaching out to eero support, you could try doing a factory reset on the eero (hold the reset button on the back for several seconds—I believe it’s until the light on top starts blinking).
If a factory reset doesn’t fix it, then definitely reach out to eero support.
I have had the same issue on my Eero device when I am surfing net especially open some video animation Inc type sites but later I restarted the device then I will be able to open. In the end, I was realized may be device got to hang and it needs to restart so I also suggest you to do this hopefully this will solve your problem as well.