On Friday 09 January 2009 13:10:38 Tosh wrote: > Anne Wilson wrote: > > On Friday 09 January 2009 03:43:11 Simon Slater wrote: > >> Hi all, > >> I'm sure I have missed something simple (or done something stupid) but > >> have no idea what so I'll ask anyhow. > >> > >> All the computers on our SOHO network had static addresses in the > >> 192.168.0.1-9 range with netmask of 255.255.255.0 and all worked fine > >> for ages. Now I have a Linksys gateway which has a default address of > >> 192.168.1.1 for configuration. It works fine as a DSL router but I > >> cannot use a browser to access the configuration. All I get is "An > >> error occurred while loading http://192.168.1.1: Could not connect to > >> host." Pinging returns "Destination Host Unreachable". > >> > >> I changed the netmask for the ethx device to 255.255.0.0 but this made > >> no difference. What have I forgotten? > > > > This is pretty normal. Many routers are set to 192.168.1.1. The simple > > way to deal with it is to change the ip of one of your boxes to > > 192.168.1.x and use that box to access the router. Then you will be able > > to change the router address to 192.168.0.1. Reboot. You must then > > change your box back to 192.168.0.x From then on your router can be > > configured through your normal browser without problems. > > > > Anne > > maybe easier is to use the builtin dhcp to configure the router then go > back to static as explained here above Never thought of that, but yes, it should work :-) Anne
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