[CoLoCo] networking issues

Andrew keen101 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 9 00:36:29 BST 2008


This is quite old, but a neat idea. There are probably more recent ones out
there.
http://www.i-hacked.com/content/view/252/42/

Not sure if you can apply this to your situation or not. You could also just
buy one of those new printers from hp that have wifi capability too i
suppose.

-Andrew

On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 5:17 PM, Jim Hutchinson <jim at ubuntu-rocks.org> wrote:

> You may recall I have been trying to use one wifi router to act as a bridge
> to a second host router. After a bit of work I got this to work but not
> well. The main problem is you have to turn of dhcp on the client router
> which means any device hooked up to it can't get an address unless it's
> static. Actually, even if that wasn't the case it still doesn't work well.
> My main issue is to be able to use the network printer that is connected to
> the client router from any other computer in the house (most of which
> connect to the host router). I can't find anything that works for doing
> this. It shouldn't be this hard. The printer is networked. I just need to be
> able to connect other computers to it even though it's not connected to the
> main home router. Does anyone know of a solution for me? This is getting
> frustrating. Why can't one router connect to another much the way any wifi
> card does and still be ablet to serve dhcp to anything connected to it?
>
> Thanks.
>
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