09-24-2006, 04:24 AM
| | Re: WRT54G to wired network?
"Peter Pan" <PeterPanNOSPAM@AkamailNOSPAM.com> wrote in message
> paul wrote:
>> I am new to wireless and could use some advice.
>> I have a wired network which consists of a linux server (router)
>> connected to my DSL modem (via eth0)
>> This linux machine has a second NIC that connects to a hub where my
>> other wired machines get connected (via eth1) 192.168.0.0/24
>> My hub has one open port.
>> I would like to know if it is possible to connect my WRT54G to this
>> open port so I can use my wireless laptop through the existing setup.
>> I have fiddled with it quite a bit but have had no luck so far.
> Offhand, I would say connect the WRT54G to the laptop and set it's
> starting address so it it on the same subnet (try 192.168.0.50 - the
> wireless part starts at 192.168.1.100 - change that to the same subnet
> 192.168.0.100).. Then you should be able to put it on the hub AFTER you
> have changed it's starting ip address.. You could mess with static ip's,
> but I'd make it simple and just use non conflicting ones...
> One caveat, if the linux server that you call just a router is actually a
> dhcp server, then you have to turn that function off on the linksys
> (doubful that it is, but there is a remote possibility)
All this info is a BIG help!