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Re: [tlug] Wireless router attached to a wired router

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 8:34 PM, Dave M G <> wrote:
> I'm pretty sure this is or should be possible.
> I've got a 4 port router that was provided to me by my ISP. The cable
> modem connects into its WAN port, and 3 of the 4 available LAN ports are
> connected to computers.
> I want to add a wireless router, and I've got one here. It's a simple
> wireless router that just one WAN port and one LAN port.
> I thought I could just plug an ethernet cable from the open LAN port on
> the main router to the LAN port on the wireless router and be off and
> running. However, now I realize that's not the case.
> The manual for the wireless router is accessed by going to
> But that doesn't work and I'm guessing because the router is assigning
> it's own IP addresses.
> I plugged the wireless directly into my computer to see if I could at
> least access the wireless router once...

AFAIK, the wireless router must be in bridge mode.


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