[OT] Re: a Linksys BEFSR81 problem

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jan 18 22:49:20 UTC 2010

On 01/16/2010 01:58 PM, Mark C. Miller wrote:
> I installed my Linksys BEFSR81 8-port router today. (I've been using a 4-
> port Netgear).  The manual is really crappy and written for Windows users.
> The netgear had a menu called "attached devices" where you got the IP 
> addresses for the ports.  I'd then setup my ssh, etc.  I can't find an 
> equivalent menu in the Linksys.
> Does anyone have any experience with Linksys?  I'm really stuck until I 
> can get the IP addresses for each computer and the print server.

Assuming that you have V3, here are the emulation pages:

If you are looking for dhcp addresses:
DHCP leases will be shown by clicking the DHCP Client Table button).

Port settings are:

You can use the emulator to go through all of the menus without screwing
up your own router. Lower versions are here:

Regarding the manual... doesn't appear to be written for any particular
OS to me at all. It shows the menu screens, explains what they are & how
to use them. In fact, I find it to be the opposite... a large swath of
'Windows' users won't understand all of the features, capabilities,
settings in that device (IMO).

Thread marked [OT] (Off Topic) as it has nothing to do with Ubuntu, or
linux in general. In the future you might try: 1) linksys
forums/support, 2) DSL Reports, or alt.comp.networking.routers rather
than this mailing list.

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