Wireless Question

Christian Csar cacsar at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 19:23:40 UTC 2007

So your current configuration has your Cisco DSL Modem connected with an 
Ethernet cord to wireless router number 1, then you have wireless router 
2 approximately 10 feet away connected via an Ethernet cord to your 

And you want to wireless router 1 to connect to wireless router 2 via 

If you want your computer to be able to access the internet through your 
DSL connection via wireless, then you should only need a wireless card 
in your computer which can then connect via wireless to router 1.

Your routers probably are attempting to assign ip addresses via DHCP in 
the 192.168.0.x and 192.168.2.x ranges. For security reasons the default 
setting on the router is most likely to deny access to the router setup 
page unless it is from an ip address in the range it assigns. You could 
probably change the settings in NetworkManager to be automatically 
assigned an ip using DHCP, in general a static IP would have been 
assigned to you by your ISP.

I do not know how, or if it is possible for wireless router 2 to get 
internet access via router 1. But it is unlikely to be the best 
solution. If your computer is a desktop, then you will probably get the 
best connection by simply running a cord from either your modem, or 
router 1 to your computer, as wireless is in general less reliable.


User Iam wrote:
> HI
> Setting up my wireless....
> Have a couple of questions...
> What I am doing is connecting two machines via wireless...
> MY DSL comes in on my Cisco DSL box..
> I want to connect my computer in the other room to this computer...
> I bought two G routers...
> Have connected one G router to my Cisco DSL box..
> And the other G router to my remote < 10 feet away> computer...
> < I could have ran a cable but, wanted the G experience>
> My Question...
> I couldn't web configure either box until I changed my IP on the
> configuring box..
> In other words..
> ON the box connected to the Cisco DSL router... My browser would not
> go there till I changed my IP to  < the web config
> interface on    G box is
> On the remote box I have to change ip to <web interface
> on d-link g box is>
> I had been using <still am > the 10.x.x.x on all my boxes.. with gate
> way of
> Why did I have to change ips on box to browse G boxes..???????
> I have both boxes set to channel 6...  No password..  They don't see
> each other....
> Or I can't ping form one box to the other.... So I assume they can't
> see each other..
> <I have changed the IP back to 10.x.x.x.
> User Iam

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