Connecting a Wireless Router to a Wired Network

Raquel raquel at
Wed Feb 10 22:52:40 UTC 2010

On Wed, 10 Feb 2010 05:34:35 -0600
Jay Ridgley <jridgley2 at> wrote:

> Folks,
>   What files do I need to tweak to add a wireless router to my
> network? I have 3 NICs on my firewall eth0 - Internet, eth1 - LAN and
> eth2 that I want to use as an access point via an AirLink101 AR430W
> router. I have the information needed to configure the router AFTER I
> get it connected. I have added it to /etc/network/interfaces and
> ifconfig shows it correctly. What other areas do I need to look into?
> What I am getting is one of two responses either Firefox can't find
> it or a message from Apache2 about an Index... no login screen.
> I am running Uuntu 8.04 LTS with kernel 2.6.24-27-generic. I
> installed Shorewall and got it up and configured to properly
> recognize the all three NICs. But I have not been able to get the
> router to respond....
> Cheers,
> Jay

When I connected my wireless to the wired network, all I did was plug
the cable into my switch and into the wireless router.  Then I accessed
the router using its IP address and set it up the way I wanted.  Then
everything just worked.

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